New Director of Research appointed

In December 2016, Dr Andrew Brown was appointed as ECMWF’s next Director of Research after Professor Erland Källén steps down on 31 July 2017. Dr Brown is the Director of Science at the UK Met Office. He has extensive experience of scientific and corporate leadership, developing strategies and partnerships and co-ordinating the work of many teams to successfully deliver scientific advances. His scientific contributions cover a variety of topics relating to atmospheric physical processes, parametrization and weather and climate modelling.

Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown. ECMWF’s Council approved Dr Brown’s appointment in December 2016.