Lord Hunt of Chesterton

Lord Hunt of Chesterton

Full title

The Lord Hunt of Chesterton CB FRS


Julian Hunt



Joined the Lords

5 May 2000

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
The Arctic Lords 2014-
Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2008-08
Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I Lords 2003-04
Committee On Animals In Scientific Procedures Lords 2001-02
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 2001-02

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Leader of Labour Group Cambridge City Council 1972-73
Local Councillor Cambridge City Council 1971-74

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Emeritus Professor of Climate Modelling University College London 2008-
Professor of Climate Modelling University College London 1999-08
Chairman/Director Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants 1997-
Director Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants 1997-12
Chief Executive Met Office 1992-97
Director Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants 1986-91
Lecturer, later Professor of Fluid Mechanics University of Cambridge (Engineering; Applied Maths) 1970-91

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President National Society for Clean Air 2005-06
Vice President Globe UK 2005-14
President Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea 2001-
President Institute of Maths and its Applications 1993-96
Secretary General and Chair of Research Committee European Research Community for Flow Turbulence and Combustion 1988-91
Chair of Governors Chesterton Community College, Cambridge 1971-85
Branch Secretary (Leatherhead and Guildford) Electrical Power Engineering Association 1970-

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Civil service
Energy and environment
European Union
Science and technology
East Anglia
South West England
S.E. Asia

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Professor, Technological University of Delft, Netherlands
    • Professor, Arizona State University
    • Visiting Fellow, Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre, Cambridge
    • Scientific Consultant, Ministry of Defence and its subcontractors
    • Scientific Consultant, University College London
    • Scientific Consultant, Institut Mecanique de Fluides de Toulouse
    • Chair, Advisory Committee, Tokamak Energy Ltd
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Governor, Westminster School
    • Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, ACOPS
    • Trustee, Royal Institution