Garry Peterson is a Professor in Environmental Sciences with focus on resilience in socialecological systems and head of the PhD programme in Sustainability Science at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, at Stockholm University. He co-leads a research project on socialecological dynamics of ecosystem services in the Stockholm region, contributes to IPBES, and contributed to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. He is co-leader of the regime shifts research theme at the Stockholm Resilience Centre (regimeshifts.org). Garry Peterson has an interdisciplinary background and his research has consistently combined theoretical development with applied practical work. His current research focusses on how interactions among people and nature produce diverse benefits for people, or ecosystem services, and how social-ecological systems can abruptly reorganize. He is also currently working on identifying how alternative social-ecological trajectories that could lead towards ‘good’ futures for people in the Anthropocene can be identified and compared.