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Scientific Secretariat

The ICNIRP Scientific Secretariat is based in Munich, Germany. It is responsible for the daily management of the Commission and performs administrative, scientific and communication tasks. It acts as the interface between the Commission and the national and international stakeholders, the press and the public. The Scientific Secretariat also provides support in the organization of all meetings and workshops and the edition of the ICNIRP publications and website.

As per the ICNIRP Statutes, the Scientific Secretary is a member of the Executive Board, together with the Chair and Vice Chair but has no voting rights in the Commission voting procedures. The Scientific Secretary is nominated by the Commission members for four year renewable. Work is on a voluntary basis. The Scientific Secretary is seconded in its work by the Deputy Secretary, who is employed by ICNIRP.

Scientific Secretary
Dr. Gunde Ziegelberger

Gunde Ziegelberger holds a PhD in Biology. After a career as senior research assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute, she joined the German Federal Office for Radiation Protection (Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz) in 2002 as a research associate in biology. She then lead the "Non-Ionizing Radiation" Group and finally co-directed the Competence Center Competence Center EMF (Research and Evaluation).

She has served ICNIRP as a Scientific Secretary since 2004. As such she is also a member of the ICNIRP Board together with the Chair and Vice Chair.

E-mail: Gunde Ziegelberger

Deputy Secretary
Karine Chabrel

Karine Chabrel holds a Master in Public Administration from the University of Konstanz, Germany and a Master in European NGO Management from the University of Kufstein, Austria. She joined the Scientific Secretariat of ICNIRP in 2000.

E-mail: Karine Chabrel
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