Pressemitteilung – Pressemitteilung

No. 11/18 – New supervisory board of the BGE appointed

The composition of the new supervisory board of the Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE) has been determined and was decided yesterday by the cabinet. The supervisory board composed as follows:

  • Dirk Alvermann, Works Council of Morsleben, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE)
  • Ursula Borak, Deputy Director at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • Dr Wolfgang Cloosters, head of directorate-general at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
  • Sabine Diehr, Head of Unit, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
  • Leonie Gebers, State Secretary at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • Prof Dr Karin Holm-Müller, Chair of Resource and Environmental Economics, University of Bonn
  • Franz-Gerhard Hörnschemeyer, Industrial group secretary for energy sustainability of the IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie (IG BCE) trade union
  • Dr Holle Jakob, Head of Unit at the Federal Ministry of Finance
  • Dr Andreas Kerst, Advisor at the Federal Ministry of Finance
  • Sylvia Kotting-Uhl, Member of the Bundestag (Bündnis 90 / DIE GRÜNEN parliamentary group) and Chair of the Environmental Committee in the German federal parliament
  • Jens Lindner, Works Council of Konrad, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE)
  • Gabriele Theisen, Employee, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE)
  • Gregor van Beesel, Technical Employee, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE)
  • Peter Wolff, Works Council of Asse, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE)

The constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board will take place on 26 October 2018 in Berlin.

The BGE is a federally owned company within the portfolio of the Federal Environment Ministry. On 25 April 2017, the BGE assumed responsibility from the Federal Office for Radiation Protection as the operator of the Asse II mine and the Konrad and Morsleben repositories. Its other tasks include searching for a repository site for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste produced in Germany on the basis of the Repository Site Selection Act, which entered into force in May 2017. The managing directors are Stefan Studt (Chair), Steffen Kanitz (Deputy Chair) and Dr Thomas Lautsch (Technical Manager).