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Co-Directors: Prof Anna E. Hogg (Leeds), Prof Kathy Whaler (Edinburgh)

Deputy Directors: Prof Phil Livermore (Leeds), Dr Gary Watmough (Edinburgh, Industry), Dr Encarni Medina-Lopez (Edinburgh, Training)

SENSE Management Committee:

National Oceanography Centre and British Antarctic Survey: Prof Christine Gommenginger (NOC), Dr Andrew Fleming (BAS)

University of Edinburgh and University of Leeds: Dr Encarni Medina-Lopez (Edinburgh), Dr Gary Watmough (Edinburgh), Prof Joseph Holden (Leeds), Prof Phil Livermore (Leeds)

Centre Managers:

Heather Selley, University of Leeds (, Eleanor Graham, University of Edinburgh (

Steering Committee: we have a diverse steering committee including representatives from our partners and independent scientists from the European Space Agency and the University of Maryland.

SENSE Steering Committee:

Julia Chatterton (Research and development, Unilever)

Dr Ralph Cordey (Earth Observation Business Development Manager, Airbus)

Tom Doyle (Senior Programme Manager – Digital Environment, NERC)

Prof Ralph Dubayah (Principal Investigator for the GEDI mission, University of Maryland)

Beth Greenaway (Earth Observation Policy Lead, UKSA)

Teresa Ironside (Director of Education, Bayes Centre)

Prof Simon Kelley (Head of School, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds)

Sam Lavender (Managing Director, Pixalytics)

Dr Susanne Mecklenburg (Head of Climate Office, ESA)

Dr Fiona O’Connor (Research Fellow Met Office)

Roger Saunders (MetOffice Research Fellow, Met Office)

Professor Bryne Ngwenya (Head of School for Geosciences, University of Edinburgh)

Prof Niamh Shortt (Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Edinburgh)

Carol Gourlay (Head of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh)

Dr Richard Tipper (Executive Chairman, Ecometrica)

SENSE student Committee:

Student Reps: Emma Sands (cohort 2, Edinburgh) & Holly Moore (cohort 3, Edinburgh)

Social Reps: Alice Hopkins (cohort 3, Leeds) & Leam Howe (cohort 3, Edinburgh)

Outreach & EDI: Emily Dowd (cohort 1, Leeds)

Past SENSE Staff:

Prof Ed Mitchard (SENSE co-director, University of Edinburgh)

Dr Ruth Amey (SENSE Manager, University of Leeds)

Nancy Ingham (SENSE Manager, University of Leeds)

Heather Selley (EDI Champion 22/23)

Ashar Arslam (EDI Champion 22/23)