• Vladimir Ryabinin

    Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC); Assistant Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Vladimir Ryabinin is a physical oceanographer, marine engineer, meteorologist and climatologist. He has conducted research on ocean thermodynamics, circulation, turbulence and mixing, modelling of wind waves, and numerical weather prediction. He has been deeply involved in the development or the Global Ocean Observing System, marine meteorological services, and international coordination of climate research.