Filippo Giorgi is the Head of the Earth System Physics Section of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in Trieste, Italy. He is an international leading expert in climate modeling, climate change and impacts on society and ecosystems. Giorgi co-authored over 400 articles in the peer reviewed scientific literature and is included into the WoS Highly Cited list of scientists in the area of the Geosciences. Between 2002 and 2008 he was in the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. In 2018 he was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt medal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) for his contribution to the progress of science in developing countries.