Met Office Chief Executive
Rob has been the Met Office Chief Executive since September 2014. Before joining the Executive as Operations and Services Director in 2007, he worked in a variety of roles, starting as a weather forecaster, then 10 years overseeing the training and development of the Met Office’s forecasters. He then moved on to project manage the procurement and construction of the Met Office's headquarters building at Exeter. Since the move to Exeter in 2003, he has worked mainly with our public sector customers, helping the UK to develop resilience, manage the risks and exploit the opportunities associated with our changing weather and climate. Rob is the UK's Permanent Representative at the World Meteorological Organisation and the Chair of Eumetnet, an Economic Interest Group representing the National Meteorological Services of Europe.