Prof. Mark Rounsevell
Mark’s research focuses on the effects of environmental change on rural and urban landscapes with an emphasis on the development and application of agent-based, social simulation models. Models are combined with the development of scenarios to explore the response of individuals and society to different environmental change drivers in the future.
He was a Lead Author to the IPCC 2nd, 3rd 4th and 5th Assessment Reports, is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Future Earth AIMES project, is currently Co-Chair of the IPBES regional assessment for Europe & Central Asia (2015-2018), and was a member of the Expert Panel of the UK National Ecosystem Assessment (phase 2). He was also one of the founding members of the Ecosystem Services Community – Scotland.