Carlo Buontempo

Director of Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) at ECMWF

Carlo is the director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service at ECMWF. In this capacity he leads a team of scientists and technical experts within ECMWF. He also coordinate the activities of the many contractors and research teams which allow the programme to meet its large and ever expanding global user base.

Carlo has been working on climate science and services since the early 2000s first as a post-doc and then as leader of the climate adaptation team, and climate services team at the Hadley Centre. Carlo led international projects related to climate services, authored numerous paper in the filed, contributed as author to the last IPCC WG1 report and is an associated editor to the Journal of Climate Services. Carlo currently chairs the Partner Advisory Committee of the Global Framework on Climate Services at WMO, contributes to the WCRP lighthouse activity on My Climate Risk, and is part of the wiring team of the GCOS implementation plan.