Director of Meteorology and CEO of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Dr. Rob Vertessy is the Director of Meteorology and CEO of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. With a Ph.D. in Fluvial Geomorphology, he began his career entrenched in issues of water resources for the driest continent in the world. Before he became director in 2011, the bureau set a course to redefine itself as a "comprehensive environmental intelligence service."
KIMBRA CUTLIP is a freelance writer and former assistant editor for Weatherwise.