Ms Agneta Rising


Ms. Agneta Rising has been Director General of World Nuclear Association since January 1, 2013. Ms. Rising is a cofounder of Women in Nuclear and served as its president, and she has also served as president of the European Nuclear Society and the Swedish Nuclear Society. She is a longtime executive of the Swedish utility Vattenfall.

She was chairman of the Uranium Institute and worked with Ritch to develop the scope of the new organization.

She served as Vice President of Environment at Vattenfall AB. For over two decades, she has been appointed by the Swedish government, the European Commission, and the International Atomic Energy Agency to several prominent expert and advisory positions, including four years as a member of the International Nuclear Safety Group.