Sebastian Mernild, Head of SDU Climate Cluster, PhD, Dr. Scient and Professor in Climate Change and Glaciology. At present affiliated with the University of Bergen (Geophysical Institute) as professor. Lead author on the IPCC AR6 Working Group 1 Climate Report, which was released in August 2021. He has worked in the US for seven years at the International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and three years as senior research scientist/research leader at Centro de Estudios Científicos in Chile. Further, he has worked in Norway as full professor in Climate Change and Glaciology and as Director of the Nansen Center in Bergen.