Our organisation at a glance


We are a Cooperative with our head office in Wettingen, Canton Aargau.

The members of our Cooperative are:

  • Alpiq AG, Olten
  • Axpo Power AG, Baden (Beznau I and II nuclear power plants)
  • BKW Energie AG, Bern (Mühleberg nuclear power plant)
  • Kernkraftwerk Gösgen-Däniken AG, Däniken (Gösgen nuclear power plant)
  • Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG, Leibstadt (Leibstadt nuclear power plant)
  • Swiss Confederation, Bern
  • ZWILAG Zwischenlager Würenlingen AG, Würenlingen (interim storage facility)

Our Executive Board

The technical divisions are headed by (from left to right): Severin Wälchli, Reto Beutler, Markus Fritschi (Deputy CEO), Philipp Senn, Tim Vietor, Matthias Braun (CEO) und Maurus Alig. Photo: Maria Schmid

Radioactive waste disposal in Switzerland is a task of great importance involving Nagra’s various technical divisions.

Our Board of Directors

Nagra’s Board of Directors consists of representatives of the members of the Cooperative and up to three additional members. The Board of Directors and its president are elected at Nagra’s annual general meeting.

  • Lino Guzzella
    President of the Board of Directors
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich
  • Dr. Willibald Kohlpaintner
    Vice President
    Axpo Power AG
  • Dr. Thomas Kohler
    Alpiq AG
  • Dr. Philipp Hänggi
    BKW Energie AG
  • Dr. Michaël Plaschy
    Kernkraftwerk Gösgen-Däniken AG
  • Roland Grüter
    Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG
  • Dr. Thierry Strässle
    Swiss Confederation
  • Ronald Rieck
    ZWILAG Zwischenlager Würenlingen AG
  • Matthias Neuenschwander
    Neuenschwander Consulting Engineers AG Bellinzona