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Ian Dunlop is a senior member of the Advisory Board for Breakthrough. Ian was an international oil, gas and coal industry executive, chairman of the Australian Coal Association and chief executive of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. From 1998-2000 he chaired the Australian Greenhouse Office Experts Group on Emissions Trading. Ian is a member of the Club of Rome.
HANS JOACHIM SCHELLNHUBER
Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber has been Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) since he founded the institute in 1992. He holds a Chair in Theoretical Physics at Potsdam University and is an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute (USA). Currently he serves as Co-Chair of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) and Governing Board Chair of the Climate-KIC of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.
David Spratt is Research Director for Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration. David is climate policy and science analyst. His recent work includes Disaster Alley: Climate change conflict and risk and What Lies Beneath: the understatement of existential climate risk, and co-author of Climate Code Red: The case for emergency action.
Sherri Goodman is a Senior Advisor for International Security at the Center for Climate and Security. Sherri is also a Senior Fellow with the Wilson Center. Ms. Goodman served as US Deputy Undersecretary of Defense (Environmental Security). Known as an innovative and multidisciplinary leader, Sherri is recognized for leadership IN creating the CNA Security Advisory Board leading projects on National Security Threat of Climate Change.
Paul is a Fellow at University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership and best seller climate and sustainability author. Paul has over 30 years of experience as an international business consultant and analyst.
Chris Barrie retired in 2002 after 42 years in the RAN, ending in four years of service as the Chief of the Defence Force(CDF). Since then he has worked on strategic leadership issues as consultant, teacher and mentor at Oxford University, the National Defense University in Washington DC, and at the Australian National University.
Alia is currently studying Environments & Society at RMIT University and is an active Research Assistant with Breakthrough. Alia has a strong interest in social and economic research that relates to environmental and climate justice.
Philip is a climate strategy analyst and former state government environmental policy architect. Philip has over 40 years experience in the public service and community sectors. In 2008 Philip Sutton co-authored, Climate Code Red, a ground breaking book which puts forward a compelling case for emergency action on climate change.