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


Allan Hedin

SKB (Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company), Sweden

Manager, Safety Assessments


Allan Hedin received a M.S. in Engineering Physics from the University of Uppsala in 1983 and a Ph.D. in Ion Physics from the same university in 1987. He has been working with post-closure safety assessments at SKB since 1994. He led the work with the safety assessment in support of SKB’s licence application for a spent nuclear fuel at Forsmark, Sweden, submitted in 2011, and is currently managing the update of that assessment for the next licensing step. Communication of the safety case to different stake holders has been among his responsibilities throughout his time at SKB. Allan Hedin is a member of NEA’s Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) and has taken active part in a number of international projects organised within the IGSC, including international peer reviews of three safety cases. Through SKB’s international consultation services he has worked in advisory groups to several national programmes.