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Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Environment; Executive Director, Global Carbon Project, CSIRO

Pep Canadell is a chief research scientist in CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, and the Executive Director of the Global Carbon Project, an international research project to study the interactions between the carbon cycle, climate, and human activities.

Pep focuses on collaborative and integrative research to study global and regional aspects of the carbon cycle and other biogeochemical cycles, the size and vulnerability of earth carbon pools, and pathways to climate stabilization. He publishes in the field of global ecology and earth system sciences.


  • 2002–present
    Senior research scientist, CSIRO
  • 1998–2001
    Research scientist, Australian National University, Canberra
  • 1995–1997
    Research scientist, Stanford University
  • 1993–1994
    Research scientist, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1991–1992
    Associate lecturer, San Diego State University, California