ExCALIBUR sharing ideas at the recent funding meeting


The programme of research will be delivered in partnership between UKRI Research Councils led by the EPSRC, and BEIS Public Sector Research Establishments (PSREs) led by the Met Office. The PSREs include the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) research councils, including the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) 

Programme Board Members 

ExCALIBUR is managed by a Programme Board, with representation from both the UKRI and Met Office. The Programme Board oversees planning, finances, risks, monitoring and evaluation. The Programme Board also makes decisions around the scope of work packages and calls.  

Samantha Francis (Co-chair; SRO for UKRI allocation)

David Riddell (SPF Programme Manager) 
Met Office

Rowan McKibbin (Independent Member)

Jemma Gornall (Co-chair; SRO for Met Office allocation) 
Met Office

Luke Davis (ExCALIBUR Programme Lead)

Steering Committee

A Steering Committee composed of senior representatives from policy, the academic community, business leaders advise the Programme Board.   

Neil Chue Hong (Chair)
University of Edinburgh

Ash Vadgama
Atomic Weapons Establishment

Simon Vosper
Met Office

Robin Grimes
Ministry of Defence Science & Technology, and Imperial College, London

Bryan Lawrence
NCAS/University of Reading

Syma Khalid
Southampton University

Nilanjan Chakraborty
Newcastle University

James Hetherington

Simon McIntosh-Smith
University of Bristol

Melissa Terras
University of Edinburgh

Beth Wingate
University of Exeter

Barbara Montanari
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)/Rutherford Appleton Laboratory