Our form of organisation is prescribed by the Atomic Energy Act (Section 9a, paragraph 3). This provides that the BGE is to be organised under private law. The legal form of the GmbH was chosen for this purpose. The sole shareholder of the BGE is the federal government. The federal government is also responsible for supervision.
The BGE is represented by the Managing Directors Stefan Studt (Chair), Steffen Kanitz, and Dr. Thomas Lautsch.
The Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung plays a part in international bodies and collaborates on matters relating to final disposal at an international level.