Role: Climate Lead
Simon joined the Met Office in 2001 as a research scientist. Simon completed a PhD on the behaviour of orographic internal gravity waves at the Department of Applied Mathematical Studies, University of Leeds in 1995. Following this, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow on a number of projects at the University of Surrey and the University of Leeds, latterly funded by the NERC postdoctoral fellowship scheme. His experience includes participation in and coordination of field measurement programmes, fluid dynamical laboratory experiments and numerical modelling.