Sir Peter Gluckman

Sir / President Elect of the International Science Council, 
President of the International Network for Government Science Advice

Peter Gluckman

Sir Peter Gluckman ONZ KNZ FRS heads Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures at the University of Auckland. He is chair of the International Network of Government Science Advice (INGSA) and President-elect of the International Science Council (ISC). From 2009–2018 he was first Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Ministers of New Zealand. He trained as a pediatrician and biomedical scientist, publishing over 700 papers and several academic and popular books in animal science, developmental physiology, growth and development, and evolutionary biology and evolutionary medicine. He co-chaired the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity. Gluckman has written and spoken extensively on science-policy, risk assessment, science-diplomacy and science-society interactions. He co-leads the International Covid Scenarios project of the ISC. In 2016 he received the AAAS award in Science Diplomacy. He holds a Distinguished University Professorship at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and honorary chairs at University College London, University of Southampton and the National University of Singapore.