7th International Conference on Geological Repositories - Empowering Progress in Development of Deep Geological Repositories


Marie Maertens

ANDRA (National Agency for Radioactive Waste Management), France

International Cooperation Manager


With 20 years of experience in international collaborations and experiences (PhD in China, International professional missions and projects), Marie has background in geosciences (PhD Structural Geology 2007, 10 years in oil and gas exploration) and more recently involved in IA and data science projects at Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education. Marie is currently leading the international institutional cooperations at Andra, the French National Radioactive Waste Management Agency. In charge of all interactions with NEA and IAEA, she is involved in numerous activities with the support and contributions of all in-house technical experts. She is in charge of Andra’s contributions to the French report of the IAEA Joint Convention of the Safety of spent fuel and safety of radioactive waste and joined the French delegation to the 7th report’s meeting in June 2022. She is also member of WATEC (International Radioactive Waste Technical Committee) at IAEA as well as bureau member of the NEA/RWMC (Radioactive Waste Management Committee).