Dr. Leonor Tarrasón is Research Director for Environmental Solutions at NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research.
She has 30 years’ experience on air pollution modeling, supporting the implementation of control options and air quality legislation at urban and European level. She has contributed to the development of urban planning tools to secure better air quality and improved quality in Norwegian cities and is presently responsible for policy-user interaction activities under the Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring Service (CAMS), advocating for the use of Citizen Science to inform on urban air pollution.
Tarrasón co-chairs the Global Emission Initiative (GEIA) and the urban emission activities under the FAIRMODE. She has been a member of the Technical Analysis Group under the DG ENV supporting the development of the Thematic Strategy on Air pollution under the Clean Air for Europe programme and lead of EMEP/MSC-W under the UN/ECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP). She is currently member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (EEA).