Brendan Mackey is Director of the Climate Change Response Program at Griffith University. He has previously worked as a research scientist for the Australian CSIRO, the Canadian Forest Service, and The Australian National University from where he gained a PhD in environmental biogeography and plant ecology. Brendan currently serves as a Coordinating Lead Author in the IPCC 6th Assessment Report, Working Group II - Impacts, Vulnerability & Adaptation.
Field of expertise:
- Forest ecology and ecosystem dynamics
- Climate change impacts
- Ecosystem-based adaptation and mitigation
- GIS, remote sensing and environmental modelling
- Science-based policy