CV Reija Ruuhela

Title Senior Climate Expert


Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 503, FI-00101 HELSINKI

Street address Erik Palménin Aukio 1, FI-00560 HELSINKI

Phone number +358 500 424533

Fields of expertise

  • Climate variability and change
  • Climate risk assessment
  • Adaptation to climate change
  • Health impacts of weather and climate
  • International consulting on capacity building of climate services

University and other degrees

  • MSc in meteorology 1988, University of Helsinki

Previous professional appointments

  • Head of Group, Climate Service Centre, November 2009 – April 2014
  • Project manager, meteorologist, Climate Service and Climate Change Research, FMI, 2004-2009, on leave June 2008 – April 2009
  • Coordinator, Climate Change Adaptation Research Programme ISTO, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, June 2008 – April 2009
  • Head of Central Forecasting, FMI, 1996–2003
  • Freelance TV-meteorologist, channel MTV3, 1992–1999
  • Meteorologist and senior meteorologist in operational forecasting, FMI, 1990–1995
  • Science teacher in Pakistan International School, Cairo, Egypt, 1988–1989
  • Assistant researcher in Department of Physics (aerosol physics), University of Helsinki, 1986–1988

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