Javier Martín-Vide has a degree in Mathematical Sciences and a PhD in Geography and History. Professor of Physical Geography at the Universidad de Barcelona. Academic of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona and corresponding member of the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences (Belgium).
Specialist in probabilistic analysis of precipitation, synoptic climatology, urban climatology and climate variability and change. First president of the Spanish Association of Climatology (1999-2004). President of the Association of Spanish Geographers (2009-2013) and director of the Institute for Water Research (UB) (2015-present). At the same time, he has been reviewer of the 3rd, 4th and 5th IPCC.