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Main Commission

The International Commission on Radiological Protection is an independent Registered Charity, established to advance for the public benefit the science of radiological protection, in particular by providing recommendations and guidance on all aspects of protection against ionising radiation.

Main Commission 2015. Click to enlarge.

Main Commission in Seoul, October 2015 – From left to right back: Hua Liu, John Harrison, Ohtsura Niwa, Christopher Clement (Scientific Secretary), William Morgan, Sergey Romanov, Hans-Georg Menzel. Front left to right front: John Boice, Eliseo Vañó, Jai-Ki Lee, Claire Cousins (Chair), Jacques Lochard (Vice-Chair), Donald Cool, Carl-Magnus Larsson.  

Summaries of ICRP Main Commission Meetings:


Dr Claire Cousins 
Addenbrooke's Hospital (retired), UK
Curriculum Vitae


Jacques Lochard 
Nagasaki University & Hiroshima University, France
Curriculum Vitae


Dr John D. Boice Jr. 
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, USA
Curriculum Vitae

Telephone and E-mail
301-907-8768 (Fax) (Office)
Dr Donald A Cool 
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA
Curriculum Vitae
Dr John D Harrison 
Oxford Brookes University and Public Health England, UK
Curriculum Vitae
Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson 
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), Australia
Curriculum Vitae
Professor Jai-Ki Lee 
Hanyang University, Korea
Curriculum Vitae

Telephone and E-mail (Office)
Dr Hua Liu 
National Nuclear Safety Administration, Ministry of Environment Protection, China
Curriculum Vitae
Dr Hans-Georg Menzel 
CERN (retired), Germany
Curriculum Vitae
Dr Ohtsura Niwa 
Radiation Effect Research Foundation, Japan
Curriculum Vitae
Sergey Romanov 
Southern Ural Biophisics Institute, Russian Federation
Curriculum Vitae
Werner Rühm 
Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Curriculum Vitae
Professor Eliseo Vano 
Complutense University, Spain
Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Secretary

Christopher H. Clement CHP 
ICRP, Canada
Curriculum Vitae

Business Address
International Commission on Radiological Protection
PO Box 1046, Station B
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5S9

Telephone and E-mail
+1 (613) 944-1918 (Office)
+1 (613) 947-9750 (Assistant)
+1 (613) 944-1920 (Fax) (Office) (Assistant)

Active Groups under
Main Commission

Task Group 92
Terminology and Definitions

Task Group 100
ICRP Reflection Group on NCRP Council Committee 1

Task Group 104
Integration of Protection of People and of the Environment in the System of Radiological Protection

ICRP Chairs

Claire Cousins, UK

Lars-Erik Holm, Sweden

Roger Clarke, UK

Dan J Beninson, Argentina

Bo Lindell, Sweden

C Gordon Stewart, Canada

Sir Edward Eric Pochin, UK

Rolf Sievert, Sweden

Sir Ernest Rock Carling, UK

Lauriston S Taylor, USA

René Ledoux-Lebard, France

Rolf Sievert, Sweden