Abdalah Mokssit is the Secretary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He has a long experience with the IPCC and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). He was the former Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group I, which deals with the physical science basis of climate change. He also served as the Third Vice-President of the World Meteorological Congress of the WMO and was a member of several WMO commissions such as the Commission on Climatology and the Commission for Basic Systems.
Abdalah obtained a master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Rabat and a graduate degree in Meteorology from the National School of Meteorology of Toulouse, Météo-France. He also received a second graduate degree in Telematics and Information Systems from the École supérieure d’électricité (SUPELEC) in France and holds a diploma in High Management Course from the Ministry of Public Works of Morocco.