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Professor Robert Maynard CBE


External Advisory Board Member

External Advisory Board


Professor Robert Maynard led the Air Pollution and Noise Unit of the Health Protection Agency until 2011. He is a medical physiologist and toxicologist and led the Department of Health’s work on air pollution from 1990 to 2006.  He has edited monographs on Air Pollutants, Environmental Medicine, Chemical Warfare Agents and the Scientific Foundations of Trauma and has contributed to a number of other books. He edited the World Health Organisation’s Air Quality Guidelines for Europe (2nd Edition) in 1998.

Professor Maynard was a co-organiser of a Royal Society meeting on nano-particles in 2005 and has published in the nano-toxicology field.  He holds an Honorary Chair at Birmingham University and was awarded a CBE for his work on air pollution in 2000.