Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

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Prof. Brendan Mackey

Organization: Griffith University
Country: Australia
Field(s) of expertise:

    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

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