Fatima Driouech

Vice-Chair, Working Group I


Fatima Driouech is engineer graduated from the National School of Meteorology in Toulouse, and a PhD in sciences of the universe, environment and land surfaces of the Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse/University Paul. Fatima Driouech is currently the executive coordinator of the Adaptation Metrics and Techniques cluster within the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (Morocco) and was previously the Head of the Meteorological Research Center of the Moroccan Meteorology then the Head of the National Climate Centre. Fatima Driouech is Vice-Chair of Working Group I of the IPCC and she was lead author of the fifth IPCC report. She is also Co-Chair of the Focus Area I of the Commission Climatology (World Meteorological Organization) dealing with climate monitoring, data and assessment. She also participated to various regional activities such as Mediterranean Forum Management Committee of seasonal forecasting (Medcof). Fatima Driouech is also involved in training and capacity building as a teacher in different Moroccan educational institutions on climatology and climate change. She led and participated in several studies on climate change especially on Morocco and North Africa and has different publications in this area.