Dr. Trevor Hancock is a public health physician and health promotion consultant and is currently a Professor and Senior Scholar at the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. He is one of the founders of the (now global) Healthy Cities and Communities movement and pioneered early work on the concept of 'healthy public policy' in the 1980s. For the past four years he has been leading a Canadian Public Health Association workgroup that has resulted in a comprehensive Discussion Paper on the ecological determinants health (May 2015) and was an external reviewer for the Rockefeller Foundation/ Lancet Commission on Planetary Health. He cofounded both the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care. His main areas of interest are population health promotion, healthy cities and communities, public health in the Anthropocene, healthy public policy, environment and health, the relationship between health and nature, healthy and 'green' hospitals, health policy and planning, and health futurism. He was made an Honourary Life member of the Canadian Public Health Association in 1990 and was appointed as a Senior Editor to the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Public Health in 2014. In 2015 he was awarded Honourary Fellowship in the UK’s Faculty of Public Health for his contributions to public health.