- Professor of intensive Care Medicine; Director of the Centre for Human Health and Performance Co-chair, Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change - University College London
Hugh has published over 500 scientific papers. He co-led the last 2 Lancet Commissions on Health and Climate Change, and co-chairs the 27 country 35-instituion Lancet Countdown on the same topic.
He lectures on health and climate change, founded the school's climate change education programme 'Project Genie', co-founded the UK Climate and Health Alliance, and has attended several COP negotiations and inter-sessionals.
His current research includes the impacts of climate change on fires, and the downstream impacts on health.