Professor Mark Maslin, FRGS, FRSA. Mark is a Professor of Earth System Science at UCL. Maslin is a leading scientist with particular interest in understanding the climate change and the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. He has published over 170 papers in journals such as Science, Nature, and The Lancet, with a current citation count according to Google Scholar over 18,500 (H=65 and i10 index=164) with 40 papers that have been cited over 100 times. He has supported this cutting-edge research with funding of over £70m from government, charities and the private sector.
Mark has written 10 books and over 60 popular articles (e.g., for New Scientist, Independent, Guardian, Telegraph, New York Times and The Conversation – currently over 2.8 million reads). He appears regularly on radio and television, including BBC One David Attenborough’s ‘Climate Change: the fact’. His books include the high successful ‘Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction’ (OUP, 2014 and 21), The Cradle of Humanity (OUP, 2017 and 19) and The Human Planet: How we created the Anthropocene co-authored with Simon Lewis (Penguin, 2018). His next book “How to save our planet: the facts’ will be published by Penguin in early 2021.
Mark also co-founded Rezatec Ltd which is now one of the world’s leading geospatial analytics company providing AI “big data” solutions to environmental issues for companies, NGOs, and local and national Governments and is currently valued at £30-50m. He was included in Who’s Who for the first time in 2009, made a Royal Society industrial fellow in 2012 and was granted a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Scholarship in 2011 for his work on East Africa.