You're in expert hands
Our extraordinary and diverse team covers various specialisms, including scientists, data engineers, finance experts, creatives and more.
Co-Founder - CEO
Lukky's got more than a decade of international banking experience with leading institutions, covering risk management, regulatory change, stress testing and consultancy. Never one to shy away from the big problems, he went into the rabbit hole of understanding how climate change would impact the world's financial stability, and some say he's still in there… somewhere.
Co-Founder - CPO
Econometrical wiz of the unquantifiable with 15 years' experience in stress testing, loss and valuation modelling at tier 1 global institutions. Kamil’s speciality is applying the latest tech and innovation to solve complex problems. He’s also no stranger to backpacking, sailing and a good bottle of red - or a combination of all three!
Dr Claire Burke
Geospatial Modelling Lead
Following a PhD in astrophysics, Claire turned her gaze Earthwards to bring cutting edge physics, big data and machine learning techniques to solving real-world problems. Claire has worked on climate change at the Met Office and been a conservation technology consultant for WWF and National Geographic.
She came from outer space to save the world from climate change!
Laura loves (nearly) all things water related including standing in rivers, scuba diving and sailing.
Also known as aqua(wo)man, she is finishing her PhD in Water Informatics and Engineering at the Univeristy of Exeter. She is happy to be joining a team where cheese is taken so seriously, and spends her time modelling floods and thinking about water.
Dr Hamish Mitchell
Hamish is a highly motivated, progress-focussed specialist with excellent communication skills and a strong background in numerical methods. He has a long-standing fascination with how data can be leveraged to elicit understanding of the natural world and aid in decisions of commercial importance. He also loves scaling tall mountains.
Digital Marketing & Front End Dev
Raiyan comes with a wealth of experience in development, digital marketing, SEO and UI/UX design. He's got a strong background working with one of the UK's top Microsoft Partners who specialise in implementing ERP and CRM systems for manufacturers and distributors.
The coolest guy in the room, allegedly. He also has the best shoes.
Prior to moving to the UK, Alexandre worked at Coca-Cola and AB InBev leading commercial go-to-market strategy for internationally renowned brands and driving revenue growth through innovative sales initiatives in Canada. Still new to London, you can find Alexandre biking around the city in search of the best sticky toffee pudding (his kryptonite).
Head of Design
Adil is a brand and design magician with over ten years' expertise in the tech, filmmaking, agriculture and sports industries.
Adil delivered brand strategy and designed products, websites, stores, mobile apps for DJI, Hasselblad, Decathlon, Marvel and WRC. He may try to convince you that Comté is the best cheese in the world.
So, do not challenge Adil, he might love it!
Remote-Sensing Data Engineer
With a degree in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma, Izzi understands the ways which weather and climate will impact industries across the world. She has worked with the National Weather Center and MIT, using remote sensing data across a variety of research topics. Currently finishing her MBA, Izzi went from chasing storms across the great plains of the U.S. to chasing Alfie around the office.
Dr James Brennan
Big Data Engineer
James brings years of experience applying remote sensing and data science to help solve some the key environmental challenges. During his PhD he worked with the European Space Agency on developing key climate data sets used to predict future carbon emissions.
When he’s not looking at pretty satellite pictures, James enjoys paying too much for craft beers and travelling.
Starting out as a plucky graduate in the world of wealth management with an English degree, Aatish quickly realised the error of his ways - re-qualifying as a bona fide Computer Scientist.
He now spends most days leading the engineering capability at Climate X, while balancing his kickboxing, Spanish-learning and piano-playing when time allows!
After spending time in academia combining climate research with cultural studies and art history, Maria has spent the past years on the London start-up scene developing her business skills.
When she’s not jumping on her scooter (human-powered of course!) to go meet prospective customers, Maria spends her time talking to her plants (they have yet to respond)
With a degree in photojournalism and keen interest in current climate change issues, Ana-Maria has joined the Marketing team to show the world the important and exciting work being done here.
In an endless search for the most successful combination of strong visuals and a good written piece of copy, she is here to help Climate X achieve its mission.
We’re driven by a purpose that’s much bigger than any of us
Climate change poses a threat to global stability; the UN Environment Programme says climate risks are estimated at US$17T annually – that’s a cost of up to 20% of global output equivalent to 1 in every $5 disappearing from your bank account.
CCRM is a specialist scientific consultancy originally developed at Oxford University. It's comprised of a team of scientists and academics working at the forefront of climate change science and policy. With a team of scientists and academics working at the forefront of climate change science and policy, they offer technical and scientific expertise focusing on the impacts of contemporary and future climate change. CCRM help businesses, governments and NGOs understand and plan for a changing world.
Prof Stephen Harrison
Professor in Climate & Environmental Change
Stephan teaches at Exeter University and before that at Oxford University. He has a PhD in Quaternary Science and over 25 years research experience in climate change and mountain geomorphology. He is an expert on the impact of climate change on earth surface systems. He is currently Head of the Climate Change Expert Committee, which advises the UK Government on climate risks for all UK nuclear sites.
Prof David Stainforth
Professional Research Fellow
Professor Stainforth is a physicist by training and has many years’ experience of climate modelling.
While a researcher at Oxford University, he co-founded and was chief scientist of the climateprediction.net project, the world’s largest climate modelling experiment. He has been both a NERC Research Fellow and a Tyndall Research Fellow at Oxford University.
Dr Mike Harrison
Climate Science & Numerical Modelling
Research experience built in the UK Met Office, and in the UN, both working directly in the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and on numerous external UN-related projects. He is well known as an international leader in the field of seasonal prediction through his management of the WMO CLIPS (Climate Information and Prediction Services) Project, which followed his contribution to the establishment of the Regional Climate Outlook Forums in Africa.
Wide range of experience in Climate Change related projects spanning across various territories worldwide. Tessa’s background in sustainability and project management has been key, with involvement in overseeing the preparation of climate projections for the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) for large-scale engineering projects in Southern Africa.
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