Advisory Committee Member

Bjorn Stevens


Bjorn Stevens is a renowned climate scientist and meteorologist who is currently director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and a professor at the University of Hamburg. He received his PhD in atmospheric science from Colorado State University and has made significant contributions to understanding the role of aerosols, clouds and atmospheric convection in the climate system. Stevens was one of the authors of the chapter on clouds and aerosols in the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report and has received numerous awards for his work. He is also the joint lead coordinator of the World Climate Research Programme’s Grand Challenge on Clouds, Circulation and Climate Sensitivity and chairs the Climate Change committee of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards.