Ivan Alekseev from Russia is the 2nd early career researcher member of the T-MOSAiC EXCOM. Ivan is a PhD student from the Saint Petersburg State University and his work is focus on the study of the stability and biodegradability of soil organic matter in Arctic soils. The selection process was carried out by APECS with the direct involvement of Scott Zolkos, also ECR member of the T-MOSAiC EXCOM. Welcome Ivan !!