Alberto provides strong worldwide leadership in the application of weather and climate information to improve global energy transition and environmental sustainability.
Through strong international connections, robust interpersonal, negotiation and management skills, solid scientific and analytical foundations, and an ethically-conscious vision not only has he consistently secured large amounts of funding from many sources, he has been delivering impressive quality output as both project leader and team player. Business savvy, he has co-founded a successful non-profit organisation, the World Energy & Meteorology Council, to effectively contribute to the interaction between science and industry. Exploiting his meticulous organisation skills he has been leading a series of very well received global conferences and various stakeholder engagement events. He is also regularly called upon to lead, or contribute to, project planning and formulation. Alberto has been substantially contributing to the weather and climate science and application literature as books editor, journal publications author and communicator. He is often invited to present at events around the world. Alberto holds a PhD in physical oceanography from the University of Edinburgh (UK).