Dr Scott Power Dip. Ed. is the Head of Climate Research and the International Development Manager in the Bureau of Meteorology. Scott is also an Honorary Professor in the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland. He is a Coordinating Lead Author of the latest IPCC WGI report and an author of the latest IPCC WGI-III Synthesis Report. Scott has published extensively in the international scientific literature on Pacific climate, climate change, El Niño, decade-to-decade climate variability, the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation and historical changes in severe weather. He is the former head of operational climate monitoring and prediction in the Bureau and a former acting head of Australia’s National Climate Centre. He previously coordinated the Bureau's participation in the Australian Climate Change Science Program, he led the development of a project to enhance climate prediction services in numerous Pacific Island countries, and he co-led a program on Pacific climate change science (http://www.pacificclimatechangescience.org) that assisted 14 vulnerable countries in the Pacific and Timor-Leste adapt to climate change.
Honorary Professor, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland