Gordon McBean Named President-Elect of ICSU
Posted October 12, 2011
We are pleased to announce that Professor Gordon McBean has been named President-Elect of the International Council for Science. Gordon will assume the presidency of the ICSU in 2014. Professor McBean is an expert on climate change and catastrophic loss reduction. His important work includes a leading role in the Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change. The ICSU is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (121 members representing 141 countries) and International Scientific Unions (30 members). ICSU's activities focus on three areas: planning and coordinating research; science for policy; and strengthening the universality of science. Its mission is to strengthen International science for the benefit of society. Congratulations, Gordon, on your fine achievement.