Speaker profile

Dr Fai Fung

Dr Fai Fung

UKCP18 Climate Services Manager, The Met Office

Fai is the climate services manager for the UKCP18 project, leading a team to deliver climate data and guidance to support climate change risk assessment adaptation decision-making. Fai has 15 years’ experience in climate change adaptation research, starting at the Centre for Ecology and hydrology and then the University of Oxford.

Before joining the Met Office Hadley Centre, he provided climate science advice at the Environment Agency’s Climate Ready Support Service. The focus of his research interests throughout his career has been understanding how to use climate model information to inform environmental decision making. In UKCP18, this has involved understanding user requirements for climate data and information, implementing approaches to co-design services with users as well as facilitating collaborations to demonstrate the potential for new UKCP18 climate datasets.