In line with ESA’s statutes, the Advisory Committee assists it in carrying out its tasks by giving opinions and providing analyses and information. The Advisory Committee also acts as a link between ESA, producers and users in the nuclear industry, and Member State governments.
The chairmanship of the Advisory Committee is ensured by the Chairperson and two Vice-Chairpersons, most recently elected for the term of office from 2020 to 2023.
The working groups of the Advisory Committee provide analyses and propose recommendations to support the work of the Agency.
ESA provides the secretariat and logistical support to the Advisory Committee and its working groups.
Due to the Covid-19 situation and related travel restrictions, the Advisory Committee held virtual meetings in 2020 and 2021.