Paul James Hardaker

Paul hardaker


Paul James Hardaker FRMetS CMet FInstP

Public email: 


+44 (0)20 7470 4800

Contact address: 

76 Portland Place, London, W1B INT

Current Employment: 

Chief Executive of the Institute of Physics, the Professional and Learned Society for Physics.  The Institute is a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, working to advance physics education, research and application.

Recent work: 

Chairman and Trustee of Sense about Science and Member of the Science Council Board.  Visiting Professor, University of Reading,  Steering Group Chairman for both of the UK Research Programmes on Flood Risk from Extreme Events (FREE) and on Developing Web Services (DEWS).


Environmental physics, climate science and policy, short period forecasting of severe weather and environmental risk management.


Current working links in the UK, Europe, China, India, Japan, Russia, Tanzania, and the USA.