Cape Town, South Africa
Prof. Roseanne Diab is the Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). She is also Emeritus Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal. As a Member of ASSAf, she is recognised for her research contributions in the field of atmospheric sciences, particularly air quality, climate change and tropospheric ozone variability. Diab is a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and of the South African Geographical Society.
She has been a Fulbright senior research scholar and has been a member of a number of international bodies such as the Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution (CACGP) and the International Ozone Commission (IOC). She currently serves on the Scientific Steering Group of the Stratospheric Processes and Research in Climate Committee. Prof Diab has also served as Co-Chair of the InterAcademy Council panel that reviewed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).