Dr Lachlan McIver specialises in rural and remote medicine, tropical medicine and public health, and did his PhD on the health impacts of climate change. Originally from Millaa Millaa in Far North Queensland, his travels to date have spanned almost one hundred countries. He has co-authored close to fifty scientific publications in medical journals and textbooks on topics ranging from environmental health and infectious diseases to anaesthetics and emergency medicine. He is an adjunct Associate Professor at James Cook University in Australia and the co-founder of the international non-profit organisation Rocketship Pacific Ltd, which focuses on improving health in Pacific island countries. He currently lives in Switzerland, where he works as the Tropical Diseases & Planetary Health Advisor at the Geneva headquarters of Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières).