Our scientists working in applied science and scientific consultancy
Chris Hewitt is the Head of International Climate Services and Temporary Head of Applied Science and Scientific Consultancy.
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.
Michael is an industry scientist delivering essential weather and climate information to customers, primarily for the Water, Energy and Infrastructure sectors.
Maria is experienced in leading, innovating and delivering on research projects that cut across many meteorological disciplines.
- 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.
- 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 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 leads a team of scientists and consultants in developing weather and climate services for the water and 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.
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 is a scientific consultant working across industry, with particular expertise in the rail sector and the use of climate data for undertaking risk assessments.
Kimberley is a Foundation Scientist in the Industry Science & Consultancy team, working to develop solutions for sectors impacted by weather and climate.
Joe is a Scientist at the Met Office, working on improving forecasts for the surface transport industry.
Paula is a senior scientist with experience using climate information for applied problems in sectors such as energy, water, and agriculture.
- Laura Hume-Wright
Laura is a senior scientist specialising in the delivery of wind climate services to commercial and government clients..
- Dr Lewis Ireland
Lewis is a Senior Scientist in the Industry Science & Consultancy team, working to develop solutions for sectors impacted by weather and climate.
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.
Alice is a Foundation Scientist at the Met Office, working on improving forecasts for the surface transport and energy industries.
- 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.
- Dr Nefeli Makrygianni
Nefeli is a Marine Scientist in the Marine Applications team, specialising in ocean wave model analysis
Carol is a climate scientist working on assessing simulations of regional climate change and guiding their application in climate change impact studies.
Tim is a scientist who works in climate service development.
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 leads a team of scientists and consultants delivering bespoke weather and climate services in the water, energy and infrastructure sectors.
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.
Isabel is a foundation scientist contributing to the delivery of consultancy services to industry with a particular focus in the water and energy sectors.
- 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.
Phil is an applied statistician who develops advanced models to better understand the impact of weather and climate on industry operations and infrastructure.
- 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.
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 scientists and consultants delivering weather and climate services to a range of industries.
- Dr Edward Steele
Edward develops post-processing techniques in support of the Met Office operational marine forecast services.
Hannah is a scientist in the post-processing team working on surface transport forecasting and energy.
- 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.