I am a Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia. Prior to starting at UEA in 2004 I spent 6 years as a research scientist at the British Antarctic Survey, following on from a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto and my PhD at the University of Reading.

My research is in dynamical and physical processes within the coupled climate system; in particular mesoscale dynamical meteorology and boundary-layer meteorology. I am interested in real weather systems: what they look like, how they work physically and how we can describe them mathematically. Hopefully such work will lead to a better understanding of the climate system and improvements in forecasting and modelling the atmosphere and ocean.