Al Pietroniro

Director, Environment Canada Water and Climate Services

Dr. Alain Pietroniro is a Research Scientist – Hydrologist with the National Hydrology Research Centre (Saskatoon, SK). He is Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan; Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo and Associate Faculty, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph. He graduated with distinction from the Agricultural Engineering Program at McGill University. He received Department Scholarships from the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo and holds a Citation of Excellence, Department of Environment. Dr. Pietroniro is Canadian Delegate to the WMO Commission on Hydrology; President of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences – Commission of Remote Sensing and a registered professional engineer in the Province of Saskatchewan. He is currently contributing to Environment Canada’s Hydrology Research Program with a major research focus on environmental remote sensing.

Dr. Pietroniro is the Chairman of the Board of Directors.