Prof Jean Palutikof
Professor Jean Palutikof is the Director of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) based at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, Australia. At NCCARF, she has built a national program of adaptation research, communication and partnerships. She is a Review Editor for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report for Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability) and, prior to joining NCCARF she managed the production of the IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment while based at the UK Met Office. Her research interests lie in the areas of climate change policy, impacts and adaptation.