Dr. Joeri Rogelj

Scientific Advisor


Dr. Joeri Rogelj supports our science team in the UNFCCC climate negotiations as a scientific consultant. His research examines the uncertainties of emission scenarios, and the connections and interactions of climate system uncertainties with technology and society. He is affiliated as a Research Scholar with the Energy Program at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). He holds a PhD in climate science from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, an MSc in Engineering and a complementary Master’s degree in Cultures and Development Studies from the KULeuven, Belgium. His professional experience includes a post-doctoral research appointment at ETH Zurich, one year as a scientific collaborator at the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany, and three years as a project engineer in the field of rural electrification and drinking water systems in Rwanda, among further stays in Colombia and Denmark.

Joeri is a lead author on several policy synthesis reports by the United Nations Environment Programme (The Emissions Gap Report), is a contributing author to the Working Group I (Physical Science) and Working Group III (Mitigation) contributions to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).