The Policy Advisory Committee (PAC)

The PAC provides the Council with opinions and recommendations on any matters concerning ECMWF policy submitted by the Council. The President of the Council can also submit requests to the Committee in the period between Council meetings.

Terms of Reference of the Policy Advisory Committee


VSchwarz PAC Chair

Ms Virginie Schwarz, France
PDG, Météo-France


Prof Dr Maarten van Aalst, the Netherlands
Director General, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

Next sessions

23 April 2024 (virtual)

22 October 2024 (Reading, UK)

Joint sessions

3rd extraordinary joint session PAC-FC: 2 - 3 October 2014

2nd extraordinary joint session PAC-FC: 9 - 10 September 2014

1st extraordinary joint session PAC-FC: 5 June 2014