Samantha Burgess

Samantha Burgess

Deputy Director, Copernicus Climate Change Service, European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts


Dr Samantha Burgess is Deputy Director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) at ECMWF, working at the science-policy interface to improve understanding of climate risks and uptake of climate services. Within C3S, Burgess leads the climate monitoring, climate observations and quality assurance parts of the programme, working with partners to inform better decisions for society and governments. Burgess has previously focused on environmental resilience, ocean governance and sustainable finance in roles including chief scientific advisor, research director and head of policy in government, the private sector, NGOs and academia.

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Adaptation, Extreme weather, Modelling, Nature / biodiversity, Oceans / water

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