Anna Pirani

Anna Pirani

Head of TSU - Working Group I AR6


Anna Pirani was the head of the Working Group I Technical Support Unit (TSU) during the sixth assessment cycle. She was responsible for the overall management of the Working Group I TSU as well as providing scientific support to the Working Group I Co-Chairs and Bureau in the preparation and production of the Working Group I products through the scoping, drafting, review, approval/acceptance, and publication processes. Main activities included the oversight of the preparation of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C and the Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report  (AR6). Anna also provides scientific support to the preparation of the Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. As part of the AR6, Anna supported the coordination of climate change scenarios across the IPCC Working Groups. Anna was a member of the IPCC Gender Task Group on the development of a Gender Policy within the IPCC.

Before working at the Working Group I TSU, Anna was Deputy Director of the CLIVAR Project of the World Climate Research Programme, working on coordinated ocean and climate modelling, climate dynamics and climate extremes activities. Currently, she is the IPCC Focal Point (alternate) for Italy.

Anna holds a Ph.D. in Oceanography.