|Name:||Elena MANAENKOVA |
|Date of birth:||3 September 1964 |
|Marital status:||Married |
|Languages:||Russian (mother tongue), English and French (Excellent) |
|1981 – 1986|| Moscow State University, Geography, Moscow, Russian Federation (Diploma of Excellence, Hydrometeorology) |
|1990 – 1993||Doctorate of Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia - World Meteorological Centre of WMO, Roshydromet, Moscow, Russian Federation (Ph.D., Physics and Mathematics, with specialization in meteorology, climatology, satellite meteorology and remote sensing from satellites) |
|2010 –наст. время||Assistant Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland.
Being one of three members of WMO Executive Management, Assistant Secretary-General is responsible for the direction, supervision, and coordination of the work of the WMO Secretariat, and WMO relationswith the United Nations system.
Directly responsible for supporting WMO governance structures (in particular, serves as Secretary of Congress and Executive Council), preparation of the WMO strategic and operating plans and budget, monitoring and evaluation, risk management, and gender mainstreaming policy.
Supervises the Development and Regional Activities Department, including its capacity development activities, and the Language, Conference and Publishing Service Department.
Serves as Chair of the WMO Publications Board, the Project Management Board, the Risk Management Committee, and the Investment Committee.
|2006 – 2010||Director, Cabinet of Secretary-General and External Relations Department, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland |
|2003 – 2006||Director, Atmospheric Research and Environment Programme Department, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland |
|1997 – 2003||Scientific Secretary and Director, Scientific Programmes and International Cooperation Department, Scientific and Research Centre on Space Hydrometeorology "Planeta" of Roshydromet, Moscow, Russian Federation and Secretary of Scientific Council of Roshydromet on weather modelling and forecasting |
|1993 – 1997|| Chief, Division of Satellite Data Processing Methods and Technologies, Research and Production Association "Planeta" of Roshydromet, Moscow, Russian Federation |
|1986 – 1993||Scientific Officer, Senior Scientific Officer, Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia - World Meteorological Centre of WMO, Roshydromet, Moscow, Russian Federation |
|Key positions in the UN system and the diplomatic community:|
|2011 – наст. время||Chair, United Nations System Working Group on Climate Change, High-level Committee on Programmes of the Chief Executives Board for Coordination |
|2006 – наст. время||Principal member of United Nations System High-level Committee on Programmes, Chief Executives Board for Coordination |
|2006 – наст. время||Member of the United Nations System Environment Management Group |
|2006 – наст. время||Member of Bureau of the Diplomatic Club of Geneva |
|1995||Honourable Medal "KOROLEV" of the Russian Academy of Astronautics “For outstanding contribution to the development of Russian meteorological satellite programmes and methods of remote sensing of the Earth” |