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Biography

Andrew has worked in CSIRO's water forecasting team in Australia for the past 10 years, where he is now a principal research scientist leading research activities in the areas of seasonal climate and water forecasting.

Andrew has a special interest in ensemble forecasting and develops forecast post-processing methods to link weather and climate models with decision support tools in water and agriculture. His recent focus is on the development of drought forecasts and early warning systems.

Prior to joining CSIRO in 2014, Andrew worked at the Bureau of Meteorology to deliver the Bureau’s national seasonal streamflow forecasting system and service.

Achievements and Awards

  • 2020-2024

    Julius Career Award
    CSIRO

  • 2016-2016

    CSIRO Medal for Impact from Science
    CSIRO

  • 2013-2013

    Award for Excellence
    Bureau of Meteorology

  • 2011-2011

    Award for Excellence
    Bureau of Meteorology

Current Roles

  • Principal Research Scientist
    Hydro-climate forecasting for water resources management and agriculture

Academic Qualifications

  • 2006

    Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Physics)
    James Cook University

  • Phd Candidate
    James Cook University

Professional Experiences

  • 2014-2017

    Research Scientist
    CSIRO

  • 2010-2014

    Hydro-climate Modeller
    Bureau of Meteorology

  • 2008-2010

    Hydrologist
    Bureau of Meteorology

  • 2005-2008

    Data Scientist
    Department of Defence

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2024-2024

    Lead convener - EGU session on subseasonal to decadal hydrological prediction

  • 2021-2023

    Co-convener - EGU session on subseasonal to decadal hydrological prediction

  • 2020-2021

    Associate Editor - Monthly Weather Review

  • 2018-2018

    Scientific Committee - 2018 HEPEX Workshop

  • 2017-2017

    Convener - MODSIM session on hydrological forecasting

  • 2015-2015

    Session Chair - MODSIM session on hydrological forecasting