Paul D. Egerton
Dr. Paul D. Egerton has been the World Meteorological Organization Representative to the United Nations Headquarters since 2012. Dr. Egerton heads the WMO Liaison Office in New York and represents the organization in diplomatic negotiations in the UN General Assembly. Prior to moving to New York, he was Head of Corporate Science Operations Development and Head of Life Earth and Environmental Sciences at the European Science Foundation. He has previously worked for the European Polar Board/European Polar Consortium, in the UK government’s Natural Environment Research Council, and at the British Geological Survey, where he focused on the funding and science policy of European research sectors and marine/petroleum exploration. Dr. Egerton was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Utah, USA. He holds a PhD in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Leeds; a Masters degree in Security and Defense at the University of Hull, UK; and a Bsc Hons in Geology from the University of Manchester.