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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


Prof Kimberly E. Applegate  
University of Kentucky, USA
Curriculum Vitae

Telephone and E-mail (Office)
Simon Bouffler 
Curriculum Vitae
Kun-Woo Cho 
Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety, Korea
Curriculum Vitae

Business Address
Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety
PO Box 114, Yuseong
Daejeon, Korea, 305-338

Telephone and E-mail (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 Michiaki Kai 
Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Japan
Curriculum Vitae
Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson 
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), Australia
Curriculum Vitae
Dominique Laurier 
French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), France
Curriculum Vitae
Prof Senlin Liu 
China Institute of Atomic Energy, China
Sergey Romanov 
Southern Ural Biophisics Institute, Russian Federation
Curriculum Vitae
Werner Rühm 
Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Secretary

Christopher H. Clement 
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 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