Following a College meeting, Agnieszka Kazmierczak was appointed by the European Commission on January 23 as the head of EU’s Euratom Supply Agency.
European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or Euratom) is an international organization, aiming to pursue nuclear research and training activities with an emphasis on continually improving nuclear safety, security and radiation protection, notably to contribute to the long-term decarbonisation of the energy system in a safe, efficient and secure way.
Kazmierczak, a Polish national, is currently a Director in the shared resource directorate of the Commission’s transport and energy departments. She joined the Commission from the private sector in 2005 to work in the area of internal audit. Before that, she held several management positions in the Polish civil service.
Under Horizon 2020, the Euratom Programme for 2019-2020 focuses on nuclear fission and radiation protection and fusion research aiming at developing magnetic confinement fusion as an energy source.