Ricardo García Herrera, born 26 April 1958. Doctorate in Physical Sciences at the Complutense University of Madrid. Degree in Physical Sciences (specialising in Physics of the Atmosphere) at the Complutense University of Madrid. Postgraduate certificate on the General Management Programme of the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (IESE), of Navarre University. She is now: Professor of Physics of the Atmosphere at the Complutense University of Madrid. President of the Specialised Atmosphere and Ocean Group of the Royal Spanish Physics Society. Assessor for the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund (since 2007). Member of the Editorial Committee of the Springer series 'Advances in Global Change Research' (since 2005).