Panelist for the High Level Segment (27 April 2017)

Dr. Elena Manaenkova, Deputy Secretary General, WMO

Dr. Manaenkova, now Deputy Secretary General of WMO, previously served as Assistant Secretary-General at WMO from 2010 - 2016. Prior to this, she was Director of Cabinet of the Secretary-General and External Relations Department from March 2006. She is a geographer with specialization in hydrology and meteorology, and holds Doctor's degree (PhD) in physics and mathematics from Doctorate of Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia (1993) with specialization in meteorology, climatology, satellite meteorology and remote sensing from satellites.