Executive Committee

The Executive Committee was given the task to carry out the assessment work, and ensure that the GEA presents an integrated, coherent and complete analysis of the issues and options, and what can be said from a scientific and analytical perspective. The Executive Committee provided general direction of the work done by the individual writing teams of the assessment. 


Executive Committee Co-Chairpersons:
Thomas B. Johansson - Professor Emeritus, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at the University of Lund, Sweden
Anand Patwardhan - Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT), India
GEA Director: Nebojsa Nakicenovic - Deputy Director, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Professor of Energy Economics at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria
GEA Associate Director: Luis Gomez-Echeverri - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria

Convening Lead Authors (CLAs):

  • Rangan Banerjee (Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay)
  • Sally M. Benson (Stanford University, USA)
  • Daniel H. Bouille (Bariloche Foundation, Argentina)
  • Abeeku Brew-Hammond (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana)
  • Aleh Cherp (Central European University, Hungary)
  • Suani T. Coelho (National Reference Center on Biomass, University of São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Lisa Emberson (Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York, UK)
  • Maria Josefina Figueroa (Technical University of Denmark)
  • Arnulf Grubler (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria and Yale University, USA)
  • Kebin He (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Mark Jaccard (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
  • Suzana Kahn Ribeiro (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Stephen Karekezi (AFREPREN/FWD, Kenya)
  • Eric D. Larson (Princeton University and Climate Central, USA)
  • Zheng Li (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Susan McDade (United Nations Development Programme)
  • Lynn K. Mytelka (United Nations University-MERIT, the Netherlands)
  • Shonali Pachauri (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria)
  • Keywan Riahi (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria)
  • Johan Rockström (Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm University, Sweden)
  • Hans-Holger Rogner (International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria)
  • Joyashree Roy (Jadavpur University, India)
  • Robert N. Schock (World Energy Council, UK and Center for Global Security Research, USA)
  • Ralph Sims (Massey University, New Zealand)
  • Kirk R. Smith (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
  • Wim C. Turkenburg (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
  • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz (Central European University, Hungary)
  • Frank von Hippel (Princeton University, USA)
  • Kurt Yeager (Electric Power Research Institute and Galvin Electricity Initiative, USA)

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Last edited: 29 November 2016

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