Professor Brendan Mackey
Deputy Chair and Climate Change Adviser
Professor Brendan Mackey is Director of the Griffith Climate Action Beacon, Griffith University. The Beacon seeks to develop the knowledge, leadership, capacity and responses to enable effective and just climate action throughout society and focuses specifically on interdisciplinary research and cross-sectoral practice collaborations as catalysts for climate action. He is also Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Chapter 11 – Australasia. He has a PhD in Ecology from The Australian National University and has authored over 250 publications in the fields of environmental science and policy.
"Griffith University has a clear and strategic vision to support effective and just climate action throughout society. The CRI is a platform we believe can help achieve this."