Applied scientists

Chris Hewitt is the Head of International Climate Services and Temporary Head of Applied Science and Scientific Consultancy.

  • Dr Teil Howard

    Teil is Head of Science in Business Group.

  • Tom Butcher

    Tom leads the Met Office’s team of scientists and scientific consultants in Business Group. His team works with industry clients to solve critical weather and climate related problems.

  • Dr Jessica Amies

Jessica is an Industry Scientist specialising in Oceanography. She works in the Scientific Consultancy team to deliver weather and climate services.

  • Graeme Anderson

    Graeme is a senior scientist with expertise in science and products relating to convection relevant to the aviation industry.

  • Professor Rosa Barciela

    Rosa Barciela is the Met Office Principal Scientific Consultant and Strategic Head of Health Science Integration (Weather and Climate).

  • Karen Barfoot

    Karen is an applied scientist and account manager for the marine sector in Business Group, where she processes ship observations and modelled data for clients and offers advice.

  • Hannah Brown

Hannah uses statistical and weather pattern analysis to help industry clients understand how the weather impacts their business.

  • Katie Bennett

    Katie supports and develops meteorological products and services for the aviation community.

  • Dr Laura Burgin

    Laura is an applied climate scientist who works with regional climate models to produce climate information for international development.

  • Piers Buchanan

Piers co-leads the research and development effort to provide weather and climate services to the aviation and defence industries.

  • Mark Canning

    Mark is a scientist and a qualified meteorologist who specialises in the development of weather applications and services to the aviation community.

  • Dr Victoria Chapman

    Victoria and her team create and deliver bespoke weather and climate solutions for the rail industry, focussing on leaf fall and low adhesion forecasting.

  • Dr Jacob Cheung

    Jacob is a senior aviation scientist who specialises in trajectory prediction applications.

  • Katie Chowienczyk

    Katie is a senior scientific consultant who specialises in developing predictive modelling techniques for the Water, Retail and the Energy sectors.

  • Dr Joseph Daron

    Joe is an applied climate scientist working to develop international climate service opportunities and improve the uptake and use of climate information to guide adaptation decisions in developing countries.

  • Jemma Davie

    Jemma is a climate change impacts scientist.

  • Dr Laura Dawkins

    Laura is an applied statistician in the Energy, Industry and Infrastructure Science team.

  • Alan Day

    Alan delivers meteorological and modelled data to industry clients. He also develops products to support data delivery and our operational systems.

  • Dr Tyrone Dunbar

    Tyrone is a manager in the International Climate Services team, which carries out research and development activities to turn the Met Office's world-leading climate science into useful services for people around the world.

  • Emma Dyer

Emma is a scientific consultant working on the provision and improvement of low adhesion forecasts for the rail industry, as well as weather and climate consultancy projects for other industry sectors.

Joe is a Scientist at the Met Office, working on improving forecasts for the surface transport industry.

  • Dr Galina Guentchev

    Galia is working on development and provision of climate data and information for water resources, agriculture, and oil and gas related applications.

  • Laura Hume-Wright

    Laura is a scientific consultant specialising in the delivery of wind climate services to commercial and government clients in Business Group.

  • Tamara Janes

    Tamara is a climate scientist who contributes to the development and delivery of research and capacity building projects, focussing primarily on International Development within Asian and African regions.

  • Catrina Johnson

    Catrina co-manages the Weather Analytics team.

  • Richard Jones

    Richard is a Science Fellow and manages work on generating and applying regional climate information and modelling systems with a focus on international development.

  • Karl Kitchen

    Karl manages operational systems to deliver customer’s data and specialised products. He also assists with cross-sector consultancy.

  • Andre Lanyon

    Andre carries out weather and climate research specific to the aviation community.

  • Kirsty Lewis

    Kirsty leads the research into climate change and security, and the delivery of advice on the impacts of climate change to government, particularly in relation to defence and security.

  • Carol McSweeney

    Carol is a climate scientist working on assessing simulations of regional climate change and guiding their application in climate change impact studies.

  • Joana Mendes

    Joana is a senior scientific consultant, specialising in weather science applications to deliver bespoke solutions to the Energy industry, namely Wind and Solar.

  • Dr Tim Mitchell

    Tim is a scientist who works in climate service development.

  • Dr Stacey New

    Stacey is an applied climate scientist working in the International Climate Services team.

  • Dr Henry Odbert

    Henry leads science for surface transport and develops solutions for bespoke forecasting services.

  • Dr Joe Osborne

    Joe is a senior climate consultant, where he applies the latest weather and climate science in the Water, Energy and Infrastructure sectors.

  • Megan Pearce

Megan is a scientific consultant contributing to the delivery of weather and climate services to industry, with a focus on the application of climate science.

  • Ian Pearman

    Ian leads the research and development of site-specific forecasting.

  • Matthew Perry

    Matthew is an applied scientist working on weather and climate impacts and resilience.

  • Chris Pilkington

    Chris is a Foundation Scientist within the Central Sales Team, where he supplies data and advice to customers in the Energy, Industry and Infrastructure sectors.

  • Dr Edward Pope

    Edward's role involves conducting research into climate change and its impacts, to meet the needs of a wide range of commercial and government organisations.

  • Dr Katy Richardson

    Katy works in the Climate Security Team investigating the relationship between climate change and human security.

  • Dr Kate Salmon

    Kate is a Scientific Consultant providing consultancy to a wide range of government business.

  • Michael Sanderson

    Michael works on projects for numerous customers with a particular interest in future changes in extreme temperature and precipitation and urban climates.

  • Dr Christophe Sarran

    Christophe carries out health research on respiratory disease and physiological effects of weather, air pollution and pollen.

  • Alasdair Skea

    Alasdair leads the research and development effort to provide operational weather and climate services to industry clients.

  • Jessica Stacey

Jess works in the International Climate Services team to enhance the understanding and uptake of climate information for adaptation planning and capacity development.

  • Jessica Standen

    Jessica leads a team of consultants delivering weather and climate services to industry.

  • Dr Edward Steele

    Edward develops post-processing techniques in support of the Met Office operational marine forecast services.

  • Martin Veasey

    Martin is a defence scientist specialising in the research and development of impact-focused meteorological and oceanographic advice to the UK armed forces.

  • Dr Emily Wallace

    Emily leads research and development to provide weather and climate solutions to the renewable energy industry.

  • Karen Walter

    Karen is a senior scientist who supports and develops meteorological products and services for defence, renewable energy and aviation.

  • Rose Webster

    Rose works on the improvement of forecasts for the surface transport industry within Business Group team at the Met Office.