Responding to the appointment of Rob Woodward as the new Chair for the Met Office, Gordon Hutchinson, Secretary of Prospect’s Met Office branch, commented:
“Prospect looks forward to working with Rob Woodward to build on the Met Office’s world leading role in science and public service.
“There are significant challenges ahead for public science, and we welcome Rob’s clear commitment to science, media and technology. These are important skills that should serve him well in his new role.
“We note with pleasure Rob’s offer to work with and listen to the Met Office’s staff.”