Full name: Julian Charles Roland Hunt
Date of Birth: Sept5, 1941
Affiliations:  Visiting Professor Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre Cambridge
Latest Biography: Professor Hunt’s current position is visiting fellow at the Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre , University of Cambridge, and is a Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge.. He is emeritus  Professor of Climate Modelling in the Department of Earth Sciences, at University College London.  He was Director-General and Chief Executive of the Meteorological Office from 1992-1997.  He was created a Baron in the House of Lords (with the title Lord Hunt of Chesterton) in May 2000.

Professor Hunt held  several visiting research appointments in USA, Europe, and Asia ., He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1989 and was awarded the L.F. Richardson Prize of the European Geophysical Society in 2001 He is an honorary Fellow of the Roy Met Soc

Professor Hunt’s  has  applied  his studies of environmental science to policy issues of risk (in collaboration with the Lighthill Risk Network) , especially to integrated approaches to dealing with natural disasters and the effects of climate change.  .He chaired the Royal Society Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction in 1990’s.

. He has been a consultant to several UK and international companies and to government departments on environmental fluid mechanics and pollution.. 

He and his colleagues at Cambridge formed a company, Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd (CERC) which developed environmental software and is  working with Cerc and other collaborators on the environmental and security challenges of megacities.