Sir John Beddington
Sir John is a LIMS Trustee and professor at Oxford, and former Government Chief Scientific Adviser. His research is on mathematical ecology.
Sir John Beddington CMG FRS FRSE HonFREng is a Trustee of the London Institute, Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin School and Professor of Natural Resource Management at Oxford University. He studied economics at LSE and did his PhD at Edinburgh University. As well as a Non-Executive Director of the Met Office and Chair of the Systemic Risk Institute at LSE, Sir John is President of London Zoo and a Trustee of the Natural History Museum. He was formerly Professor of Applied Population Biology at Imperial College London, and, for five years, served as Government Chief Scientific Adviser. He received the Order of the Rising Sun from Japan for his contribution to strengthening co-operation between Japan and the UK in science and technology. His research applies biology and economics to the sustainable management of natural resources.