Johan Swahn

Dr. Johan Swahn is the Director of the Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review (MKG). He leads the organisation’s work, together with the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC), to review the nuclear industry’s licence application for a Swedish final repository for spent nuclear fuel. 

Dr. Swahn has a Master of Science in Engineering Physics and a doctorate degree in Science, Technology and Global Security from the Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg Sweden. His doctorate and post-doc work focused on the issues of nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear waste and military fissile material disposition.

Johan Swahn is a member of the Management Board of Nuclear Transparency Watch (NTW) and co-ordinator of the NTW work on radioactive waste management and a co-chair of the SITEX_Network. He leads a work package on civil society interaction in the EU research project Beacon. He is also a member of the International Panel for Fissile Materials, IPFM, a member of the International Nuclear Risk Assessment Group, INRAG, and a member of the Scientific Board of the Swedish chapter of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, IPPNW.

Before his present position Johan Swahn worked as a researcher and lecturer in the fields of energy, environment and global security at the Department of Physical Resource Theory at the Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden.

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