Biographies of Representatives and Alternates

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United Arab Emirates


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Aayda Al Shehhi

Ms. Aayda Al Shehhi is specialized in Radiation Safety area and working at Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, member of the Commission of Safety Standards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vice Chair of the UAE National Radiation Protection Committee, IAEA Steering Committee on Education and Training in Radiation, member of the advisory group of the College of Science at the UAE university.   

Ms. Aayda holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics as well as a Master’s Degree in Quality Management, and has over 15 years’ experience in the area of the Radiation Protection, she is currently director of the Radiation Safety Department at the UAE regulatory body, she is responsible about the area of regulating the Radiation Safety activities in Nuclear Power plants and other non-nuclear applications, Waste Management, Environmental monitoring and Radiation Calibration. Ms. Aayda has contributed in establishing the regulatory framework for the radiation safety and participated in building the Radiation Protection Infrastructure in the UAE. Ms. Aayda shared her experience internationally through her participation as recognized IAEA Expert in IAEA Integrated Regulatory Review System (IRRS), Occupational Radiation Protection Appraisal Service (ORPAS) missions. In addition the UAE representative to UNSCEAR since the 69th session in 2022.

Alternate Representative

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Salama Al Mansoori