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Jaime Aguirre Gómez

Jaime Aguirre Gómez

Mr. Jaime Aguirre Gómez has been Director of Radiological Surveillance at the Nuclear Safety and Safeguards National Commission of Mexico (CNSNS) since 2002.

He holds a first degree in Chemistry (1981) and an MSE in Nuclear Chemistry (1990) from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). In 1997, he obtained a diploma as specialist in quality assurance.

Within the CNSNS, Mr. Aguirre Gómez held positions of head of the Radiochemistry Section and head of the Counting and Electronic Section before he became Director of Radiological Surveillance. During 2013 and the first quarter of 2014 he was Interim Deputy General Director of Radiological Safety.

Mr. Aguirre Gómez is an expert in environmental radiological surveillance and in management of radioactive wastes and emergency preparedness. Recently, he has been invited to participate in IAEA´s expert missions of management of radioactive wastes and strengtening regulatory organisms in Latinamerica.

He was member of IAEA's Waste, Safety and Standards Committee as well as its Analytical Laboratories for Measurements of Environmental Radioactivity Network (ALMERA). He has been involved as liaison of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), since Mexico hosts an aerosol and noble gas station of the International Monitoring System of the CTBT organization.

Mr. Aguirre Gómez has been representative of Mexico to UNSCEAR since its fifty-seventh session in 2010.

Last updated: Friday, 10 April 2015