University of Cambridge
Martin Rees is the UK's Astronomer Royal. He has been Director of the Cambridge Institute of Astronomy, and Master of Trinity College. He was President of the Royal Society during 2005-2010. He is a ´cross-bench member of the UK's house of Lords. He has received many international Awards for his Research and belongs to numerous foreign academies. He has served on many bodies connected with education, space Research, technological risks and international collaboration in science. He lectures, writes and broadcasts widely for General audiences. His most recent book is "On the Future: Prospects for Humanity".