Mr Santiago Gaztelumendi
Professional Title: CEO/Managing Director/Chief Executive
Primary domain: Operational meteorology
Organization name: Tecnalia Research & Innovation
Organization type: Other (please specify) - obligatory
City / Country: Vitoria-Gasteiz - Spain
Received the B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Cantabria (UC) in 1991 and the M.S. degree in Engineering and Environmental Technologies from the Basque Country University (EHU/UPV) in 1994. He develops his Ph. D. studies in the Applied Physics Department of EHU/UPV (unfinished), being scholarship holder of the Basque Meteorology Service from 1995 to 2000. From 2001 to 2017 he reconciles different technical tasks relative to technological development in operational meteorology with meteo-climate project management, direction of Meteo Division in EUVE technological centre and Basque Meteorology Agency (EUSKALMET) coordination. His research interests lie in numerical modelling and operational meteo-climate fields. He is currently Director of Meteorology area in Tecnalia Research and Innovation Foundation and general coordinator of Basque Meteorology Agency (EUSKALMET).