Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

BsC (Hons) Sydney, PhD Calif

Phone: +61 (7) 3365 1156
Fax: +61 (7) 3365 4755
Office: Level 7 Gehrmann Laboratories (Building #60)
Post: Global Change Institute
Research Road
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072

Executive Administrative Officer
Nicola de Silva
Phone: +61 (7) 3365 1156 

Areas of responsibility
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is responsible for its strategic directions, scientific appointments, budgets, performance, representation and reporting to stakeholders. Professor Hoegh-Guldberg also heads a coral reef ecosystems laboratory group of over 30 researchers and students.

Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is the inaugural Director of the Global Change Institute (GCI) and Professor of Marine Science, at The University of Queensland.

Professor Hoegh-Guldberg is deeply-motivated by a desire to communicate science effectively, undertake game-changing research and to find high-impact solutions to address several of the most pressing and serious challenges facing humanity worldwide, such as climate change, food security, clean energy and population growth.

As Director of the GCI Professor Hoegh-Guldberg has a key role in engaging with the UQ community and external stakeholders to create opportunities and build strong external links and networks for the institute. He heads a large research laboratory (over 30 researchers & students) that focuses on how global warming and ocean acidification are affecting and will affect coral reefs.

Professor Hoegh-Guldberg has held academic positions at UCLA, Stanford University, The University of Sydney and The University of Queensland and is a member of the Australian Climate Group; the Royal Society (London) Marine Advisory Network; and the Board of Editing Reviewers at Science Magazine. In 1999 he was awarded the Eureka Prize for his scientific research. He is the Queensland Smart State Premier's Fellow (2008-2013).

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