E5C6865Lawrence Hislop is an environmental policy specialist, and communications enthusiast who holds a great passion for the Polar regions. He is currently director of the WCRP Climate and Cryosphere Project in Tromso, Norway and he collaborates with science and policy teams globally. Previously he managed the Polar and High Mountains program at GRID-Arendal, a collaborating centre of the UN Environment Programme. Lawrence has field experience across all Arctic / sub Arctic countries as well as in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region and Central Asia. His early work focused on creating science-based integrated environmental assessment reports and information management systems. He has also organized many communication initiatives, such as journalist training workshops, media tours, and cartography/info-graphics production. More information about Laweence and his work can be found on www.lawrencehislop.com