United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Jean-Luc Lachaume

Jean-Luc Lachaume is Deputy Director General of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).A graduate from the French Naval Academy {1983) and from the Nuclear Military application School {1992), he began his career in 1980 within the French Navy and spent several years at sea, on military ships and nuclear submarines.

In 1998, M. Lachaume joined the French Nuclear Regulatory body (ASN) as Head of Department in charge of emergency preparedness, training, environmental protection and organization of inspections.  In 2004, he was appointed Deputy Director General of the Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) in France. He is in charge of the regulation and control of fuel cycle facilities, research reactors, medical and industrial radioactive sources and radioactive waste. He is specifically involved in Emergency Preparedness and Response activities. Jean-Luc Lachaume is also very much involved in international matters related to IAEA and NEA activities, as well as ASN bilateral relations with its counterparts.

Since 2013, M. Lachaume has been Chairman of the Regulatory Cooperation Forum. This forum, under the umbrella of IAEA, is tasked with assisting the development of regulators of countries embarking on nuclear.
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