Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas

On February 16, 2017, I2EN Partners Council approved Bureau Veritas’ candidacy as a new Partner. I2EN is proud and glad to welcome Bureau Veritas among its Partners! The recent addition will complement the global French offer in nuclear training represented & coordinated by I2EN with training courses on codes & standards, pressurized equipment regulation, and the nuclear quality management system.



Bureau Veritas is a world leader in conformity assessment and certification. We are a trustworthy partner for our customers and offer services to nuclear industry stakeholders around the world. Bureau Veritas develops innovative solutions to support demonstrations of compliance of nuclear equipment with regulations, codes and standards. Our experience in the nuclear field relies on accreditations from the French and Finnish safety authorities (respectively French Nuclear Safety Authority – Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire [ASN] and Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority– Säteilyturvakeskuksen [STUK]), on a global network of qualified inspectors, and on top-level skills in design and manufacturing (forging, metalworking, welding, non-destructive testing, etc.). We are active on large nuclear projects in Europe (France, United Kingdom, and Finland) and worldwide (China, Japan, Argentina, and South Africa).



For over 30 years, Bureau Veritas has accompanied its customers in their risk management approaches by sharing with them its training know-how. We develop programs, methods, and innovative pedagogical tools specific to each profession of the nuclear sector. Our training offer includes construction codes & standards (RCC-M and ASME III), pressurized equipment regulation (French Order of 7 February 2012 setting the general rules relative to basic nuclear installations, French Order of 30 December 2015 on nuclear pressurized equipment, ASN Guides, STUK’s Regulatory Guides on nuclear safety –Ydinturvallisuusohjeet [YVL]), and the nuclear quality management system (NSQ100). Bureau Veritas has a partnership with the French Association for Codes & Standards, AFCEN, and provides RCC-M and RCC-MRx accredited training courses in French and English.
Bureau Veritas offers a wide and comprehensive range of training courses available for both public and in-company presentation in France and worldwide. Our courses always take into account the latest regulatory requirements.
More information about our training programs: http://formation.bureauveritas.fr/formation/9_nucleaire.html



Laurent Kueny is Vice-President Nuclear Services, Bureau Veritas – Europe Operating Group.

Laurent Kueny joined Bureau Veritas in 2015 as Industrial Nuclear Director. From 2012 to 2015, he was Nuclear Advisor to the Ambassador of France to the IAEA in Vienna, Austria. From 2006 to 2012, he worked for the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN), first as Director of the Southern France Division, then as Director for Fuel Cycle and Transport Safety. Laurent Kueny is a graduate from Mines ParisTech Graduate School and holds advanced graduate degrees in international nuclear law and humanitarian law.