Greg Flato is the Acting Director, Climate Research Division for Environment and Climate Change Canada. Dr Flato has been a research scientist at the Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma) since 1993, and its manager from 2004-2014. He is the Vice-Chair of the IPCC’s Working Group I (WGI), which examines the physical science underpinning past, present, and future climate change. He is an adjunct professor at UVic’s School of Earth and Ocean Sciences. Dr. Flato is an expert on sea-ice and global earth system models and their application to historical climate simulation, seasonal to interannual climate prediction, and long-term climate projection.