About the Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee


The "Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee" established on September 11, 2012 is an advisory body to TEPCO Board of Directors comprised of both domestic and international experts.
It is an independent committee that conducts external monitoring and supervising the activities of the "Nuclear Reform Special Task Force" set up by TEPCO, in order to implement nuclear reform to achieve the world’s highest standards of safety awareness, technical capabilities, and social interaction capabilities.

Structure and Scope of Activity

Chairman Dr. Dale Klein, Chairman
(Former Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Deputy Chairman Lady Barbara Judge CBE, Deputy Chairman
(Former Chairman of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority)

Mr. Masafumi Sakurai, Committee Member
(Former member of the National Diet of the Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission; former Superintendent Public Prosecutor, Nagoya High Public Prosecutor’s Office)

Mr. Fumio Sudo
(Chairman, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.)
Secretary-General Mr. Kazuhiro Suzuki, Committee Member
(Senior Managing Director, Decommissioning Management Group, Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation)

Each member is designated a role and holds the "Subcommittee Meetings" as necessary concerning specific subjects and reports the results to the "Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee".

Each member's role

<Rules on Public Information Disclosure>
Information related to the Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee as a matter of principle will be made public. This will be done by holding press conferences after meetings of the committee and, in the following days, posting summaries of the proceedings to the Committee's Website.
Reports on the activities of subcommittees, including the investigation and verification Project Team, when called for will likewise be released.

・Materials distributed at committee meetings will be posted as quickly as possible following those meetings to this website in PDF format.
・Videos or memorandums of the proceedings of press conferences including the question and answer period will be promptly posted afterwards to this website.
・Memorandums of the proceedings of committee meetings will be posted to this website in PDF format after the content has been approved by each committee member. Until those approvals have been received, those portions of the videos and memorandums of the proceedings that have been released to the media will be posted to the website.
・Information regarding the status of the respective activities of the subcommittees will be posted to this website when they meet.

Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee Charter
Overview of Comments Received Via Website and Status of Responses