Acting Head of the Department of Safeguards

The Director General appointed Massimo Aparo Acting Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Safeguards on 11 May 2018. Prior to this, Mr Aparo was Acting Director, Office for Verification in Iran, since 1 March 2016.

Mr Aparo has been working at the IAEA’s Department of Safeguards since 1997. He served as Section Head in the Division of Technical and Scientific Services, as Head of the Tokyo Regional Office in the Division of Operations A, and as Head of the Iran Task Force.

Before joining the IAEA Mr Aparo worked as Director General of an Italian company in the area of radiation detection and monitoring, in the European Space Agency and at the Italian Nuclear Energy Commission (ENEA).

Mr Aparo is a nuclear engineer.


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