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WMO International Symposium on Public Weather Services (PWS): a Key to Service Delivery, Geneva, Switzerland (3-5 December 2007)


Paper Title: Political, Economical and Technological Influences that will shape Service
Delivery in the next decade.

Names: Ronald David Grimes

Institution: Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada

Title: Assistant Deputy Minister & PR for Canada

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30 years of scientific, research and management experience in Environment Canada. Significant number of challenging positions and assignments over the years ranging from operations to science to policy. Director General in MSC for 15 years for a number of posts – Canadian Climate Center, Policy, Services, Predictions and Partnerships.

Extensive educational experience in the domains of science and management (MBA level). BSC – Physics, Mathematics and Meteorology. Certified Professional Meteorologist.




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