Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, co-discovered the Ebola virus and has led the global fight against HIV/Aids with the UN. He talks to FT science editor Clive Cookson about his experiences and what we can learn about future management of communicable diseases.
Filmed by Steve Ager and Seb Morton-Clark. Photographs courtesy of Peter Piot and Heidi Larson. Additional images: Getty. Produced by Seb Morton-Clark.