Technical Support Unit

The Technical Support Unit (TSU) represents the secretariat of the APFM and is housed within the Climate and Water Department of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. It undertakes overall responsibility for the management and coordination of the programme and its associated activities. The TSU is composed of WMO and GWP staff, as well as APFM consultants.

Paul Pilon
Paul PilonChief, Hydrological Forecasting and Water Resources Division, WMO
Giacomo Teruggi
Giacomo Teruggi Scientific Officer, WMO
Frederik Pischke
Frederik Pischke Senior Programme Officer, Global Water Partnership
Caroline Wittwer
Caroline WittwerConsultant
Mireille Herin
Mireille HerinProgramme Assistant, WMO
Ramesh Tripathi
Ramesh TripathiAssociate Project Officer
Stefania Ferrario
Stefania FerrarioConsultant

Climate and Water Department staff

Scientific Officers in the Climate and Water Department of WMO put their expertise at the disposal of the APFM.

Johannes Cullmann
Johannes CullmannDirector, Climate and Water Department, WMO
Claudio Caponi
Claudio CaponiChief, Capacity Building in Hydrology and Water Resources Management Division, WMO
Tommaso Abrate
Tommaso AbrateScientific Officer, Basic Systems in Hydrology Division, WMO
Nirina Ravalitera
Nirina RavaliteraScientific Officer, Climate and Water Department, WMO
Celine Novenario
Celine NovenarioAssociate Outreach Officer, Climate and Water Department, WMO

Support Base Partners

The network of Support Base Partners provides important in-kind contributions to the activities of the APFM. For a full list of Partners and their expertise click here.