Blaž Kurnik has worked at the European Environment Agency (EEA) since 2010 in various positions. He has been a coordinator of and contributor to various EEA reports on climate change impacts and adaptation, notably on climate change adaptation in the agriculture sector, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and climate change impacts in Europe. Mr Kurnik is now head climate change impact and adaptation group. He leads a team of experts working on various climate change adaptation topics.
Prior joining the EEA, Mr Kurnik worked at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and in the Slovenian Meteorological Service. He holds a PhD degree in climatology.