Charlie Ewen
Charlie Ewen
Technology Director
Met Office

Charles Ewen is the Technology Director, CIO and SIRO at the Met Office and accountable for the technology theme. The Met Office operates an extensive observations network, one of the largest operational supercomputer platforms in the world as well as a large technology estate to enable the organisation to meet its aim to “help you make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.” Charles is an Executive Director and as such also plays a role in the longer-term vision and mission of the organisation and ensuring that relevant emerging technologies are recognised and exploited if appropriate. As a public body, the Met Office supports UK Government as well as industry and the citizen. Charles is also an active STEM ambassador as well as having a number of secondary roles advising in industry and government.