Mark Maslin FRGS, FRSA is a Professor of climatology and environmental sciences at University College London. He is the Director of the London NERC DTP and is a Royal Society Industrial Fellow working with Rezatec Ltd a company he co-founded. Maslin is a leading scientist with particular expertise in global and regional climatic change and has publish over 160 papers in journals such as Science, Nature, The Lancet and Nature Climate Change. He has also written 10 books, over 50 popular articles and appears regularly on radio and television. His books include the high successful ‘Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction’ (OUP, 2014), The Cradle of Humanity (OUP, 2017) and The Human Planet co-authored with Simon Lewis (Penguin, 2018). He was included in Who’s Who for the first time in 2009 and was granted a five-year Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2011 for his work in East Africa.