Radiological Protection Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee to the EPA Board

The Radiological Protection Advisory Committee to the EPA Board was established in 2015 to continue to harness the expertise previously provided by the non-executive Board of the RPII prior to the merger of the two bodies.

The Committee is made up of twelve members nominated by organisations with expertise relevant to the radiological protection functions of the EPA.  The term of office of the Committee is three years.

Members and nominating bodies

  • Mr Darren Arkins (nominated by the Health and Safety Authority)

  • Mr Anthony Bexon (nominated by Public Health England)

  • Dr Sean Curran (nominated by The Medical Council of Ireland)

  • Dr Paul Dorfman (nominated by Nuclear Free Local Authorities)

  • Mr Ray Ellard (nominated by the Food Standards Authority of Ireland)

  • Dr Fiona Lyng (nominated by the Irish Radiation Research Society)

  • Dr Jean Luc Godet (nominated by the French Nuclear Safety Authority)

  • Professor Peter Mitchell (nominated by the Royal Irish Academy)

  • Dr Mary O’Mahony (nominated by the Health Services Executive)

  • Mr Michael Rowan (nominated by the Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine)

  • Mr Michael Sadlier (nominated by the Veterinary Council of Ireland)



Dr Micheal Lehane, Director of the Office of Radiation Protection and Environmental Monitoring.


Minutes of Committee Meetings

Approved minutes are available here.