Dr Katy Hill

Contact details

International and Strategic Partnerships Office
katy.hill at noc.ac.uk



Dr Katherine (Katy) Hill is an experienced science manager with a strong background in marine and climate science and the delivery of collaborative projects and programmes at the National, Regional and International levels.

As UK G7 Marine Science Coordinator, she is responsible for: 

  • Co-ordinating UK and wider G7 ocean observation activities with the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and other relevant international bodies, through co-location and close working relationships.
  • Coordinating and supporting broader global aims and working at the global scale to deliver UK and G7 initiative priorities. 
  • Supporting co-ordination of UK and wider G7 investment in existing and new observational technologies for sustained observations, e.g. biogeochemical sensors.
  • Working with GOOS to identify gaps in the global observational network, and how best to fill them, e.g. application of new technology and/or increasing use of vessel underway data.
  • Identifying opportunities to develop and sustain the GOOS going forwards, including opportunities for long-term sustained funding.