SCAR Members and Officers

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of: the President, four Vice-Presidents and the Executive Director plus (for the first two years of a President's term) the Immediate Past President.


Steven ChownProf Steven Chown

School of Biological Sciences
Monash University
Victoria, 3800

Email: steven.chown(at)


Vice Presidents

Karin LochteProf Dr Karin Lochte

Alfred Wegener Institute
Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Am Handelshafen 12
D-27570 Bremerhaven

Email: Karin.Lochte(at)


Terry WilsonProf Terry Wilson

Ohio State University
School of Earth Sciences
125 South Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Email: wilson.43osu(at)


Azizan Abu SamahProf Dr Azizan bin Abu Samah

National Antarctic Research Centre
B303, IPS Building
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur

Email: azizans(at)


Jefferson SimoesProf Jefferson Cardia Simões

Centro Polar e Climático
Instituto de Geociências
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Av. Bento Gonçalves 9500
91501-970 - Porto Alegre, RS

Email: jefferson.simoes(at)


Immediate Past President

Jeronimo LopezProf Jerónimo López-Martínez

Dept. Geología y Geoquímica
Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
28049 Madrid

Email: jeronimo.lopez(at)


Executive Director

Jenny BaesemanDr Jenny Baeseman

SCAR Secretariat
Scott Polar Research Institute
Lensfield Road
Cambridge, CB2 1ER
United Kingdom

Email: jlb93(at) / jbaeseman(at)