Prof Stuart Piketh is a Director of Climatology Research Group and North-West University, as well as a co-owner and strategic advisor to Gondwana Environmental Solutions. Prof Stuart Piketh completed his doctorate at the University of Witwatersrand in 2000. Stuart joined the Climatology Research Group at the University in 1998 as a research officer, he progressed within the Group becoming Director and Reader in 2003. Stuart managed various projects on a national and international scale as Director of the Group. Stuart joined the North-West University in 2012 as Professor for the School of Geo and Spatial Science. Stuart has accumulated over 20 years experience in the air pollution, climatology and climate change and continues to promote and develop research in these fields. Stuart is married and has 2 children and spends his spare time horse riding with his family.