Petteri Taalas

-Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization 2016-
-Director General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute 2002-2015
-Professor & scientist 1985-2002
-PhD in Meteorology 1993
-Member of United Nations/SG Guterres Climate Core Group 2017-
-Delegate & Chair of national IPCC group 2007-2015
-Chairman of the Board of University of Eastern Finland 2009-2015
-Member of Board of Directors of Fortum energy company 2014-2016
-Member of Science Academy of Finland and the Academy of Technical Sciences