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Jessica Standen

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

Areas of expertise

  • Energy applications
  • Statistical post-processing
  • Running NWP models using the Unified Model

Current activities

Jessica is a Scientific Consultancy Manager, responsible for a team of scientists and consultants that develops and delivers products and services to help our customers manage the impact of weather and climate on their operations.  Jessica has over 8 years experience of successfully delivering consultancy projects for the renewable energy sector, with a particular focus on wind energy.

The team works on developing a range of services for industry, including utilities, energy and infrastructure.

Jessica's current research focus is for the aviation sector developing methods for utilising forecast model data for aviation forecast services.

Career background

Jessica has been the Scientific Consultancy Manager since November 2018.

Before this Jessica was a member of the post-processing applications group since September 2017.  In this role she was working with National Grid to enhance short range solar radiation forecasting; developing statistical and science solutions using cloud-based operational computing; and working on novel applications of probabilistic forecasting and future technologies.

For the preceding 8 years Jessica was a member of the mesoscale model development and diagnostics team.  During this time Jessica focused on NWP model development, producing hindcast datasets and the utilisation of NWP model data for energy and sporting applications through multiple consultancy projects.

Jessica joined the Met Office in 2009 after graduating with an MMath in Mathematics from the University of Exeter in the same year.


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