Iain Stewart

Prof Iain StewartDirector of the Sustainable Earth Institute

Iain is Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute, and Professor of Geoscience Communication at the University of Plymouth.  He is also UNESCO Chair in Geoscience and Society, and a member of the Scientific Board of UNESCO's International Geoscience Programme.

Described as geology's "rock star",  you may know Iain as the presenter of a number of science programmes for the BBC, notably the BAFTA nominated Earth: The Power of the Planet (2007).

Iain was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's 2013 Birthday Honours, for services to geology and science communication.


PhD, University of Bristol - Geology
BSc, University of Strathclyde - Geography & Geology