Dr. Said Abousahl
Head of the Euratom Coordination Unit of the Joint Research Centre, European Commission
Said Abousahl is working at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission Headquarters in Brussels. He is Head of the Euratom Coordination Unit in charge of coordinating the JRC nuclear activities in the field of nuclear safety, safeguards and security, including CBRN activities. This covers also relation with stockholders and international agreements including Euratom contribution to Generation IV international forum. From 2006 to 2013 he was policy officer responsible for the coordination of the JRC Nuclear safety and security activities in JRC HQ in Brussels. From 1998 to 2006 he held the position of Head of sector, Analytical Services and support to nuclear safety, safeguards and waste management projects at the JRC Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU - Karlsruhe, Germany), after having worked from 1993 to 1996 as scientific officer at the IRMM Institute (JRC) in Geel, Belgium. From 1986 to 1990 he prepared a PhD at the CEA in Saclay, France on Nuclear waste management, which he got in March 1990 from the university of Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris.