Head of Science and Technology Futures: Dr Vicky Pope
Turnover: £227.5 million
Number of staff: 2154
The UK’s National Meteorological Service responsible for delivery of the Public Weather Service, ensuring the timely provision of accurate weather forecasts and severe weather warnings crucial to protecting lives, livelihoods and critical national infrastructure. A world leading organisation in observing, modelling and forecasting the weather and climate, Met Office scientists are at the forefront of research underpinning all of its services.
The Met Office also provides vital services, scientific evidence and advice widely across government, in key areas such as defence, climate change, international development, security and transport as well as providing a wide range of services across many commercial sectors.