Director, Finnish Metereological Institute
Prof. Juhani Damski is the Director General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI). Prior to this position, Prof. Damski has held the positions of the Head of Development Unit of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland and of the Director of Weather and Safety Division at the Finnish Meteorological Institute. For his educational background he holds a PhD Degree in Meteorology from the Helsinki University. He has several national and international positions of trust, e.g. he is the Permanent Representative of Finland with World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Vice President of the Council of the European Centre for Medium-range weather forecasts (ECMWF). Prof. Damski is the Chairman of the National Committee of Finland for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Member of the Arctic Advisory Board for the Government of Finland.