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.
- Dr Teil Howard
Teil is Head of Science in Business Group.
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.
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 in Business Group, 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.
- Claire Bartholomew
Claire contributes to research and development work specific to the aviation community in Business Group.
- Dr Elizabeth Brock
Lizzy works with Surface Transport and Water sector clients in Business Group, delivering bespoke weather and climate solutions for resilience plans and daily business operations.
- Hannah Brown
Hannah is a Foundation scientist in Business Group. She 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 in Business Group.
- 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 in Business Group. He 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 in Business Group, focussing on leaf fall and low adhesion forecasting.
- Dr Jacob Cheung
Jacob is a senior aviation scientist in Business Group who specialises in trajectory prediction applications.
- Katie Chowienczyk
Katie is a senior scientific consultant in Business Group 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 in Business Group.
- Alan Day
Alan delivers meteorological and modelled data to industry clients in Business Group. He also develops products to support data delivery and our operational systems.
- Jill Dixon
Jill is a senior scientific consultant in Business Group. She delivers weather and climate services, with focus on the water, energy, construction and road transport sectors.
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 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 in Business Group. He also assists with cross-sector consultancy.
- Andre Lanyon
Andre carries out weather and climate research specific to the aviation community in Business Group.
- Malcolm Lee
Malcolm is an applied scientist and meteorologist specialising in safety and efficiency across many sectors of industry and infrastructure in Business Group.
- 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 in Business Group, specialising in weather science applications to deliver bespoke solutions to the Energy industry, namely Wind and Solar.
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 is a senior scientist in Business Group, where he leads science for surface transport and develops solutions for bespoke forecasting services.
- Dr Joe Osborne
Joe is a senior climate consultant in Business Group, where he applies the latest weather and climate science 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 in Business Group.
- 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 in Business Group, 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 in Business Group.
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 in Business Group.
- Dr Edward Steele
Edward develops post-processing techniques in support of the Met Office operational marine forecast services in Business Group.
- Dr Emilie Vanvyve
Emilie is a Senior Scientist in the Surface Transport and Utilities team, working on addressing these sectors' needs related to the impacts of weather, climate and climate change.
- 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 in Business Group.
- Karen Walter
Karen is a senior scientist in Business Group, who supports and develops meteorological products and services for defence, renewable energy and aviation.
- Rose Webster
Rose is a Foundation scientist in Business Group. She works on the improvement of forecasts for the surface transport industry within Business Group team at the Met Office.