A physical activity expert and world-renowned sports scientist, Professor Greg Whyte (OBE PhD DSc FBASES FACSM) is an Olympian in modern pentathlon and a World and European Championship medalist. Well-known for his involvement in Comic Relief, assisting various celebrities in challenge events, Greg recently supported Jo Brand on her 'Hell of a Walk' from Hull to Liverpool, and Radio 1's Greg James on his five triathlons in five cities in five days. As a result of his work, Greg has helped to raise over £37 million for charity.
Greg is an expert in the field of sports and exercise science. After graduating from Brunel University, he furthered his studies with an MSc in human performance in the USA and completed his PhD at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London. Greg is currently a Professor of Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University and Director of Performance at the Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) on Harley Street in London. Greg's former roles include Director of Research for the British Olympic Association and Director of Science and Research for the English Institute of Sport.
In 2014 Greg was awarded an OBE for his services to Sport, Sport Science & Charity, and was voted as one of the Top 10 Science Communicators in the UK by the British Science Council.