Dr Martin Rice is Acting CEO and for the past four years he has been the Head of Research for the Climate Council. Previously he was the Co-ordinator of the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) in Paris, France. The ESSP is a global interdisciplinary program with joint projects on the carbon cycle, global water system, human health and food systems. Prior to working for the ESSP Martin was a Programme Manager for the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) in Kobe, Japan. The APN is an intergovernmental network that promotes policy-oriented research and capacity-building activities related to global change in the region.
Martin’s PhD research at Macquarie University was on integrated Earth System Science: research practice and science communication. He is an Honorary Associate, Department of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University and he has published in peer-reviewed journals, books and reports and articles in The Conversation.