Elvira Poloczanska, Science Advisor to Working Group II Co-Chairs and TSU, has joined the TSU from Australia. Elvira has more than 15 years of expertise in climate change ecology research, with a focus on ocean ecosystems and fisheries particularly in the north-east Atlantic and south-west Pacific. Her research includes detection and attribution of observed impacts of climate change, mathematical modelling of ecological impacts under warming scenarios, and the development of adaptation options for ecosystems and industries. She has led or contributed to assessments of climate change impacts, risks and adaptation across disciplines and sectors. Elvira was a Lead Author of Working Group II of the Fifth Assessment Report.