FRANK
MCGOVERN
Frank joined the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2000 where he heads development of Climate Change Research – providing scientific & technical advice on Climate Change within the EPA & and more including to governmental departments.He holds a PHD in Atmospheric Physics from NUIG and before joining the EPA he worked in scientific research on climate and air pollution issues. He is a member of a number of expert bodies & advisory panels both nationally & within the EU (Mitigation of Climate Change, Climate Change Science) & a member of the governing body of JPI Climate. He has led the Ireland delegation to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and a member of the Ireland delegation to the UN Framework on Climate Change and attended the recent COP21 meeting in Paris. Frank’s goal: to inform effective actions on Climate Change & enable these through policy & practice