Andrew Mackintosh joined Monash University in May 2019 as Head of the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment. Before that he was Professor of Earth and Climate Science and Director of the Antarctic Research Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. He has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and a BSc from the University of Melbourne. His work has led to new understanding of glacier and ice sheet response to climate change. He has given many public talks and media interviews and has briefed sitting and former New Zealand Prime Ministers Rt. Hon. Helen Clark and Rt. Hon. Jacinda Adern.