After several years of research at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg, Mr Kenzelmann (1970), a biologist with a doctor’s degree joined the Federal Office for Civil Protection in 2007. Until 2013, he was head of the National NBC Protection Office in the Spiez Laboratory. From 2013, he was Deputy Director at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE and Head of the Supervision and Safety Division. Among other things, he was responsible for risk management and oversight- and safety -culture of the authority. The Division is also responsible for national nuclear material control and accounting and for tasks arising from Switzerland’s international obligations in this field. It also supervises the Swiss dams, the gas and oil pipelines, the Federal Inspectorate for Heavy Current Installations and the financial policy instruments such as the Decommissioning and Waste Disposal Funds and the Network Surcharge Fund.
Marc Kenzelmann took office as ENSI Director General on 1 July 2020. He was elected by the ENSI Board on 28 August 2019.