Dr.-Ing. Axel Johannes Schmidt
TÜV Nord EnSys GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover
Since 5.2020 Head of Devision"Interim Storage and Disposal Projects"
1.2014 – 4.2020 Deputy Head of Devision Radioactive Waste Management
4.2008 – 12.2013 Project Manager for interim storage facilities (LAW, MAW, HAW) and for final repository and underground mines
1.2002 – 3.2008 TÜV NORD, Hannover, Expert in licensing and regulatory supervision procedures for nuclear facilities
1.1999 – 12.2001 Krupp Uhde GmbH, Dortmund, Engineer in the field of "Expediting & Inspection" and Quality Management Coordinator
7.1994 – 12.1998 TU Braunschweig, Research assistant at the Institute of Welding and Materials Technology, Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.)
10.1988 – 6.1994 TU Braunschweig, Degree in mechanical engineering, specialising in Materials Handling Technology, Welding Technology and Materials Engineering, Diploma and European Welding Engineer


Fields of competence
  • Nuclear licensing and regulatory supervision procedures
  • Plant safety and security
  • Technical issues related to the interim and final storage of radioactive waste (e.g. operational processes, technical and container-specific aspects).
  • Operation of underground mines with regard to mining and nuclear regulatory aspects
  • Damage analysis
  • Quality management systems, dokumentation
Dr.-Ing. Axel Johannes Schmidt