Dr. Gary E. Hunt

Dr. Gary E.
Hunt

Scientist, CEO & Broadcaster

Garry Hunt was the only resident UK scientist selected by NASA at the start of the Voyager mission in 1972. His Voyager activities and those with other NASA Planetary and Climate missions were the basis of major research Groups he created at UCL and later at Imperial College. Garry is a Past President of IAU Commission 16 (The Planets), the Commission on Planetary Atmospheres and their Evolution (IMAP), Chairman of the Space Society and a founding member of the Planetary Society where has been a member of the Advisory Board for 40 years. In the '90s he moved from academia to business, becoming a CEO/ Executive Director of several major companies (eg Logica and ICL), a Non-Executive Director and advisor to FTSE & Fortune Companies and Governments.
Garry has been a regular broadcaster all over the world and continues to speak about space exploration and climate change to schools, societies & organisation.
Garry is a Freeman of the City of London, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and has been awarded the Queen's Jubilee Medal for his work in local community.
Garry Hunt was the only UK-based scientist selected by NASA at the start of the Voyager mission in 1972. His involvement in the Voyager project and those in NASA planetary and climate studies formed the basis for important research groups he established at UCL and later at Imperial College. Garry is a past president of IAU Commission 16 (Planets), the Commission on Planetary Atmospheres and their Evolution (IMAP), chairman of the Space Society and a founding member of the Planetary Society, on whose advisory board he served for 40 years. In the 1990s he moved from academia to business, becoming CEO/board member of several major companies (e.g. Logica and ICL), board member and advisor to FTSE and Fortune companies and governments.
Garry is a regular broadcaster around the world and continues to give talks on space exploration and climate change to schools, clubs and organisations.
He is a Freeman of the City of London, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and has been awarded the Queen's Jubilee Medal for his work in the local community.