Dr. Trevor Hancock is a public health physician and health promotion consultant and is currently a professor and senior scholar at the new School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. His main areas of interest are health promotion, healthy cities and communities, healthy public policy, environmental health, health policy and planning, and health futurism.
Dr. Hancock is one of the founders of the global Healthy Cities and Communities movement and has had a long-standing interest in the relationship between human and ecosystem health and the need to integrate health and sustainability at the community level. He is the founding Chair of the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition and was also instrumental in initiating BC Healthy Communities. He has consulted to healthy city/community projects in several countries (notably Sweden and the USA) as well as across Canada. He was the principal consultant for the Healthy Toronto 2000 project and a consultant to the Canadian and the WHO Europe Healthy Cities Projects.