Sir Andrew Haines

Editorial Advisory Board
The Lancet, Planetary Health

Sir Andy Haines is Professor of Public Health and Primary Care at LSHTM. He was Dean (subsequently Director) of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine for nearly 10 years until October 2010. He was a family doctor in inner London for many years and formerly Professor of Primary Health Care at University College London. His international experience includes a secondment at WHO Geneva and working in Jamaica, Nepal, and the USA. His publications cover topics such as climate change and health, evaluation of complex interventions in primary care, and various aspects of global health policy. He has been a member of many national and international committees including the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (for the second, third, and fifth assessment reports), the WHO Advisory Committee on Health Research, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the UN Environment Programme -hosted Climate and Clean Air Coalition. He was Chair of The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on planetary health, the international scientific collaboration for the 2009 LancetSeries on Health and Climate Change, and the 2007 Lancet Series on Energy and Health. His research interests currently focus on the health co-benefits of low-carbon policies, including sustainable healthy cities and food systems.

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