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Climate Change, observations, scenarios and mitigation perspectives

21 févr. 2022 - 10:15

Conference Taalas


About the speaker:

Prof. Petteri Taalas, Secretary General of World Meteorological Organization

 Petteri Taalas

Professor Taalas was elected in May 2015 as the Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) for a mandate running from 2016 to 2019 and re-elected for a second term in June 2019. Before joining WMO he was the Director-General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute 2002-2005, 2007-2015 (National weather, Climate and marine Institute). He has also held positions in International development and scientific fields:

Director of Development and Regional Activities Department of WMO, Geneva 2005-2007
Research professor on Remote Sensing/FMI 2000-2002
Senior scientist/scientist at the FMI 1986-1999