Sir Peter Gluckman

Director | Koi Tu: Centre For Informed Futures

Sir Peter Gluckman ONZ KNZM MBChB DSc FRSNZ FTWAS FMedSci FRS FISC is president of the International Science Council (ISC) (2021-2024). He was foundation chair of the International Network of Government Science Advice (INGSA) (2014-2021).  Sir Peter originally trained as a pediatrician and biomedical scientist and holds a Distinguished University Professorship in the University of Auckland where he heads the Centre for Informed Futures, New Zealand). From 2009-2018 he was first Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand and special science envoy for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was made a Knight of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2009, made a member of the order of New Zealand (ONZ, 2015) and received the Rutherford Medal (New Zealand’s highest scientific award) in 2001.  He holds honorary chairs at the University College London, University of Southampton, and National University of Singapore.  Amongst international awards he was awarded Singapore’s highest scientific honour, the Presidential Science and Technology medal in 2021 and the American Association for Advancement of Sciences Science Diplomacy award in 2016.