Prof Paul Younger

Prof. Paul Younger is Rankine Chair of Engineering and Professor of Energy Engineering (Systems Power and Energy) at the University of Glasgow and one of the world’s leading hydrogeologists. A former Director of the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability (NIReS), during his time he founded the award-winning Hydro Geochemical Engineering Research & Outreach (HERO) group and the Sir Joseph Swan Institute. Also the Chair of the Planet Earth Institute’s group of advisory scientists, the Global Scientific Committee, Prof. Younger has been at the heart of the Planet Earth Institute since its creation and remains a passionate supporter of pioneering scientific projects across the Global South.