PROF. DR. LUČKA KAJFEŽ BOGATAJ

Head of the Centre for Agrometeorology and Professor of Climatology at the University of Ljubljana

    Lučka Kajfez Bogataj is the Head of the Centre for Agrometeorology and Professor of Climatology at the University of Ljubljana, where she researches climate change scenarios and impacts on ecosystems and human well-being. In 2008 she was elected Vice Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), having participated in its work since 2002. She served as Vice Chair of Working Group II for the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report and was a review editor of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Kajfez Bogataj was also a member of the GCOS (Global Climate Observation System) Steering Committee at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), where she acted as a link between GCOS and IPCC. She serves on the GWP (Global Water Partnership) Steering Committee, and in 2016 became a member of the UNESCO Ad Hoc Expert Group on the Declaration on Ethical Principles in Relation to Climate Change. She has shared her expertise at many national and international conferences and on television.