FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF EFN:
More information about the President of EFN-INTERNATIONALSee his book Environmentalists For Nuclear Energy (published in English, as well as in French, Japanese, Chinese, etc.).
VICE-PRESIDENT OF EFN :
Human radiobiology and
radioprotection expert, engineer in nuclear physics,
graduate of the Radium Institute, the National
University of Advanced Sciences and the University of
Radioelectricity in France, former radiobiology
professor, former head of the human and environmental
radiobiolgy unit at the CEA (120 persons), former head of
department of dismantling of nuclear installations (220
He has been actively helping
EFN since 1997 and is the Vice-President of
EFN-International since 2012, and a member of the Scientific
Committee of EFN.
He spends half his time in a
little house near the beach in Noirmoutiers (on the Atlantic
ocean in the south of Britanny) and devotes much of his
remaining time to EFN as vice-President and for representing
EFN in the CLI's (Commission Locale d'Information) at French
in addition to helping the main office of
GENERAL SECRETARY OF EFN:
Arthur DARDE, graduated from the Ecole
Centrale of Paris, works as an expert in the area of energy
and environmental protection. His first job as a young
engineer was to work for Air Liquide on oxy-combustion,
carbon dioxyde sequestration and storage. He currently
manages large scale energy conservation projects,
optimization of energy performance and sustainable
construction projects for Bouygues.
His CV on Linked In : https://fr.linkedin.com/in/arthur-darde-501b9b6a
TREASURER OF EFN:
Vincent GINOCCHIO is a computer engineer. He
is the current treasurer of EFN-INTERNATIONAL.
Some other members of EFN :
THE CURRENT PRESIDENT OF EFN-USA is :
FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT OF EFN :
He has devoted most of
his career to the planning, design and construction of
Nuclear Power Plants. Inside the French Utility, EDF, he led
the unit in charge of the Basic Design of the French nuclear
fleet and was involved, as Technical Director of the
French-German team, in the design of the European
Pressurized Reactor (EPR). He had technical and management
positions in several projects abroad. He was the Chairman
and CEO of Framatome (now AREVA) from 1996 to 2002. He is an international nuclear
expert and founding partner of NUC ADVISOR.
FORMER TREASURER :
Jacques GOLLION, retired, specialist of forest
management, is a graduate of the highly respected Ecole
Polytechnique (1951) and Transmissions University of
Montargis. He is especially keen to promote clean energies
for our future. He has spent most of his professional career
as chief engineer in developing sodium reactors : Rhapsodie,
Phenix and Superphenix in France. He joined EFN shortly
after it was created, was very helpful in the early years of
EFN's develoment in Europe and remained the treasurer of
EFN-INTERNATIONAL until 2013.
HONORARY MEMBER OF EFN :
Quote: "I am a Green and I entreat my friends in the movement to drop their wrongheaded objection to nuclear energy (...) We have no time to experiment with visionary energy sources; civilisation is in imminent danger and has to use nuclear -- the one safe, available, energy source -- now or suffer the pain soon to be inflicted by our outraged planet."
More about James Lovelock
FOUNDER OF "YOUNG GENERATION" group of EFN:
Graduated from EPF Polytechnic University (photo taken at Sellafield)
FOUNDER OF THE COMMUNICATION GROUP (GrCOM) OF EFN :
Former executive in the oil
industry, specialist of oil prices, fossile energies, and
the refining of oil products, is a member of the scientific
committee of EFN and the leader of the "GRoup of
COMmunicators" (GR COM) of EFN. Still rides his bicycle
10,000 km per year at age 83.
FOUNDING PRESIDENT OF EFN-USA :
Ph.D. in nuclear physics of the Johns Hopkins University, environmentalist, former international civil servant (science officer) at UNESCO.
FOUNDING PRESIDENT OF EFN-CANADA :
In his professional life, he
was a chartered accountant -- after retiring he became a
poet, writer, consultant, composer. "Now, retired, what I
would really like to do, personally, is to spend most of my
remaining time, as a late beginner, composing music. But
when I look at my five grandsons, I wonder what sort of
world we're about to leave to their generation -- which is
what prompted me to look at the important goals of EFN and
then to the creation of EFN-CANADA. Here is a bio of my
somewhat unfocused life...". Jerry CUTTLER then became the
second President of EFN-CANADA after Rod ANDERSON.
A FOUNDING MEMBER OF EFN:
Simone WEISS, nurse, formerly an anti-nuclear activist having actively participated in the anti-nuclear protests and marches against Superphenix in the 1970's and 1980's, progressively became pro-nuclear in the 1990's and participated in 1996 in the creation of EFN and in it's development afterwards, as a founding member. She died in 2007.
FORMER GENERAL SECRETARY OF EFN AND COFOUNDER OF EFN-USA:Late Michel LUNG Master of Science (University of Washington, 1955), graduated from the University of Physics and Chemistry of Bordeaux (1952), with a post-graduate in nuclear and technical sciences (Saclay, 1956), former export manager of SGN, Michel was an excellent chemist and a fervent protector of the environment (he owned vines in Bordeaux from which he made his own organic wine). He designed and built the first nuclear reprocessing plant in Japan (Tokai). Michel was Vice-Secretary of EFN-International and played a great part in helping setting up EFN and spreading the word since the organization was created. He was a fervent supporter of hormesis, fought against the anti-scientific LNT theory and was a cofounder of EFN-USA in 2003. He passed away on December 21st, 2007. This picture of Michel was taken at Sellafield in the UK in 2006.
COFOUNDER OF EFN-USA:
Mrs. Claire BRAZILLIER
Born in Louisiana, graduate of the
Franco-British Chamber of Commerce; former marketing manager
of Ingram Micro (one of the world leading companies for the
distribution of personal computers). Cofounder of EFN-USA in
CORRESPONDENT OF EFN FOR THE CZECH REPUBLIC:
Resident of the Czech Republic, especially motivated by the protection of the environment.
FOUNDER OF EFN-POLAND:
Late Zbigniew JAWOROWSKI
Former President of the
itnernational UNSCEAR (United Nations Scientific Committee
on the Health Effects of Radiation) he was one of the
world's top specialists in radiological protection and on
the health effects of radiation. A fervent promoter of
EFN-POLAND one year after it's creation
web site today
Document by Zbigniew Jaworowski on Tchernobyl
Document by Zbigniew on the risks and ethics of radiation
PRESIDENT OF EFN-UK :
Brendan Mc NAMARA, a fusion scientist, is the President of EFN-UK.
Stephen Stretton, the previous President, is an economist currently working for Goldman Sachs in London. In addition to helping EFN INTERNATIONAL and setting up EFN-UK, he is also a member of several energy and environmental groups.
See EFN-UK's web site here: http://www.efn-uk.org
PRESIDENT OF EFN-AUSTRALIA :
Richard McNEALL lives in Cheltenham (NSW). Fervent kayaker, is the President of EFN-AUSTRALIA.
HONORARY CHAIRMAN OF EFN-CANADA :
More about the Honorary Chair of EFN-CANADA