Dr Annika E. Nilsson is an interdisciplinary researcher with a focus on the politics of Arctic change and communication at the science-policy interface. She is Professor II at the Nordland Research Institute and part-time researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Her current research includes attention to extractive industries in the Arctic and the use of participatory scenario methods to understand the conditions for sustainable development from local perspectives in a rapidly changing world. She has been engaged in several the Arctic Council assessment processes, such as Arctic Resilience Assessment and the Barents region study for Adaptation Action for a Changing Arctic (AACA). Her published academic writing includes several articles about Arctic politics related to Arctic Council activities and climate change science politics. Her most recent book is Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power (Routledge, 2019).