Dr Norman Lazarus is a Professor at the Centre for Human and Applied Physiological Sciences, King's College London. He was educated in South Africa, America, and Britain. Prior to King's College London, he was successively Head of Diabetes Research, Biochemical Research and Cell Biology for the Welcome Foundation. He moved to the UK Department of Health, where he was Head of the Toxicology of Chemicals in Food Unit, and advisor to the Minister of Health regarding the toxicology of chemicals in food. Dr Lazarus was selected by an independent panel to the Alternative Rich List published in 2018 by The Sunday Times newspaper, which called him "the octogenarian professor who holds secret of eternal youth."