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


Nuria Prieto Serrano

ENRESA (Spanish Radioactive Waste Management Agency), Spain

Senior Technician, Department of International Co-operation and R&D


Nuria Prieto Serrano is a philologist and lawyer with over 20 years of experience in radioactive waste management. She studied her both degrees in Madrid, with postgraduate studies on EU Law at the University of Saarbrücken (Germany). In the Spanish radioactive waste management agency Enresa she has served in the Legal Department and currently she works at the Department of International Cooperation and R&D. During the period of negotiations of the European Waste Directive (2010-12), she was seconded as a national expert to the European Commission in Luxembourg. She participates in several international groups: She is the co-chair of the OECD-NEA Forum on Stakeholders’ Confidence; the Chair of the Club of Agencies; Chair of the Working Group on Radioactive Waste of INLA, the International Nuclear Law Association. She participates in different fora at IAEA (e.g. Joint Convention review processes) and the EU representing her country (e.g. ENSREG WG on waste). She is the author of several academic papers about EU Nuclear law and lecturer at the Master of Energy Law of the Spanish Energy Club in Madrid.