Lesley Hughes

Lesley Hughes

Professor Lesley Hughes is a distinguished professor of Biology and pro vice-chancellor (Research Integrity & Development) at Macquarie University. Her research has mainly focused on the impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems. She is a former federal climate commissioner and former lead author in the IPCC’s 4th and 5th Assessment Report. She is a founding councillor with the Climate Council of Australia, a director for WWF Australia, and a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists.

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