Professor Joanna Haigh has been co-director of the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London since 2014, before which she was head of the Physics department. She has published widely on climate science and contributed extensively to the popular media. She has been President of the Royal Meteorological Society and a Lead Author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Institute of Physics, the City & Guilds and the Royal Meteorological Society and is an Honorary Fellow of Somerville College Oxford.