Alexander Ivanovich Bedritsky (in Russian: Александр Иванович Бедрицкий) was the former president of the World Meteorological Organization, a position he had held from 2003 to 2011. In 2009 he was appointed as President Dmitry Medvedev's advisor on climate change.
In the past, he was the Director of the Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring - The Roshydromet (1993–2009).
Since 25 January 2010 he is the special envoy of the President of Russia for climate affairs.
Honours and awards
- Order For Merit to the Fatherland 4th class
- Order of Courage
- Medal "For Labour Valour"
- Medal "Veteran of Labour"
- "Medvedev appoints presidential advisor for climate change". People's Daily. 27 November 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2010.
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