Dr Hugh Montgomery

Dr Hugh Montgomery is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at University College London (UCL), where he also directs the Centre for Human Health and Performance.

He has been a commissioner and co-lead on two Lancet Commissions on Human Health and Climate Change, and now co-chairs the 42-country Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. He was appointed London Leader by London’s Sustainable Development Commission, attended many international ‘COP’ climate negotiations, and created the children’s climate education Project Genie. He was awarded an OBE in 2022 in part for his work on climate change.