Professor Lora Fleming is a co-founder of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health and Emerita Professor/Chair of oceans, epidemiology and human health at the University of Exeter Medical School and Emerita Professor at the University of Miami Schools of Medicine and Marine Sciences. She is a board certified occupational and environmental health physician and epidemiologist with over 30 years of experience and expertise in environment and occupational exposures and human health research and training. Professor Fleming is involved in research, training and other activities in the new interdisciplinary metadiscipline of oceans and human health. She is the recipient of the 2013 Edouard Delcroix Prize and the 2015 Bruun Medal of the International Oceanographic Commission (IOC), for her research and other activities in Oceans and Human Health. She co-led the Ocean Panel Blue Paper on Oceans and Human Health and led the editorial group for the Oceans and Human Health.