Professor Angela Hatton is Director of Data, Science and Technology and Chief Scientist at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).
Professor Hatton is the Principle Investigator for the Climate Linked Atlantic Sector Science (CLASS) Programme, which delivers the UK’s contribution to GOOS, through sustained ocean observations, modelling and technology development. She is currently Chair of the UK Decade Working Group, a member of the Met Office Hadley Centre Science Review Group and a core panel member for the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships.
Professor Hatton has been awarded two NERC Fellowships, a Challenger Fellowship and is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology and the Scottish Association for Marine Science, and an honorary Professor at the University of Southampton. She is passionate about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
In the past, Professor Hatton has played a number of strategic roles including as Chair of NERC Science Board, Director for Research at the Scottish Association for Marine Science, the UK’s G7: Future of the Seas and Oceans scientific lead and was a member of the Future of the Sea: Foresight Project Advisory Group. She was a member of the Ocean Acidification Programme advisory group, Challenger Society Council, Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) steering committee and the Quantifying & Understanding the Earth System (QUEST) programme integration team.