Lučka Kajfež Bogataj

Professor for Climatology at the University of Ljubljana
Lučka Kajfež Bogataj is Professor of Climatology at the University of Ljubljana. Her areas of research include biometeorology and climate change impacts on ecosystems and human well-being. Her expertise as a climate scientist is internationally recognized. Most notably, she was, a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC, the joint recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

She served as vice-chair of the Working Group 2 Fourth Assessment of the IPCC. She was also a member of the Steering Committee for the Global Climate Observation System at World Meteorological Organisation. In 2016, she became a member of the UNESCO Expert Group on the Declaration of Ethical Principles in Relation to Climate Change. She was listed among Women Who Inspire Europe in 2012 by the European Institute for Gender Equality. She has shared her expertise at many national and international conferences and in various media.