Dr Ian Macadam

Knowledge Brokerage Team Leader

Climate Change Research Centre
University of New South Wales
+61 2 9385 8688


Ian is the leader of the Centre’s Knowledge Brokerage Team. His role is to enhance the Centre’s influence beyond academia by facilitating strategic engagement between the Centre and external stakeholders. Ian has over 20 years of experience generating information on the climate and disseminating it to research, government and private-sector stakeholders. He has previously worked for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, the UK Met Office and CSIRO in a variety of applied climate science, project management and data provision roles. His PhD from UNSW Sydney focussed on the integration of regional climate projections into investigations of climate change impacts. Ian has contributed to numerous scientific papers and reports, including major international reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, OECD and European Environment Agency.