Julia Slingo

Julia Slingo is Director of Climate Research in the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, and Founding Director of the Walker Institute at the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading where she is also Professor of Meteorology. Prof. Slingo’s personal research interests are in tropical climate variability and change, especially El Niño and monsoons. She currently serves on the Advisory Committees of several leading organizations, including the Met Office and ECMWF, and has recently been elected to the Joint Scientific Committee of the World Climate Research Programme.