Ramón Pichs-Madruga

IPCC Vice-Chair


Ramón Pichs-Madruga was elected one of the three IPCC Vice-Chairs at the 59th Session of the IPCC held in Nairobi, Kenya in July 2023. During the sixth assessment cycle he was Vice Chair of Working Group III.

He is Director at the Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM) in Cuba since 2013, where he has been a researcher since 1986 and was Deputy Director from 1999-2013. He is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Havana since 2004. He has been an IPCC Bureau Member since 1997 and was a Co-Chair of Working Group III from 2008-2015. Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Inter-American Institute for Research on Global Change (IAI) from 2007-2013 and was elected member of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba for the period 2012 to 2018; re-elected for 2018-2024.

He has a degree in Foreign Trade Economics from the University of Havana, a Master in Social Sciences from the University of Lund, Sweden, and a doctorate in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).