Weatherwhiz was set up by Libby Greenhalgh at the beginning of 2011 after 8 years in the weather industry, including working at the Met Office and assisting at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 to make sailing the most successful Olympic sport for Great Britain 

NAME: Libby Greenhalgh

Qualifications

  • MET OFFICE IFC and FCC COURSES (2004)

  • MASTERS IN APPLIED METEOROLOGY ( University of Reading, 2002)

  • BACHELORS IN GEOPHYSICAL SCIENCES (University of Southampton, 2001)

EXPERIENCE TO DATE

2014-2015        TEAM SCA NAVIGATOR VOLVO OCEAN RACE 14-15

2007-2014       BRITISH SAILING TEAM METEOROLOGIST LONDON 2012 AND BEIJING                            2008

2007-2014     COMMODORES CUP, FASTNET, ROUND IRELAND, ROUND BRITAIN AND                           IRELAND, RORC OFFSHORE RACING SERIES, COWES WEEK

2010                 VIRGIN ACTIVE KITE SURF RECORD ATTEMPT ACROSS THE CHANNEL

2010                 TOUR VOILE

2010                 JP MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT ROUND THE ISLAND RACE

2009                NURBERGRING 24 HOUR RACE 

2004-2007      MET OFFICE WEATHER FORECASTER (Training at RAF Odiham, Posted to                          MOD Aberporth and Outer Hebrides)