Dr Karl Mallon is director of Science and Systems at Climate Risk Ltd in Australia. He has worked in climate change mitigation, policy and technical analysis since 1991.

Karl is editor and co-author of ‘Renewable Energy Policy and Politics: A Handbook for Decision Making’ published by Earthscan (London) and has worked with various international government and non-government organisations since 1997. He is a First Class Honours graduate in Physics and holds a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering.

He currently specializes in climate change impacts risk to infrastructure, local government, insurance, institutional investment and works with large corporations on opportunities for operation under carbon and climate constraints.