Dale Roberts graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2014 with a PhD in Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics. He also worked for the National Computational Infrastructure between 2012 and 2022. Where he first worked on the user support team, then moved to the HPC software optimisation team, finally ending up in the HPC systems team. During his time at NCI, he developed a keen interest in climate and weather modelling, and joined CMS in October 2022 to apply his knowledge of HPC systems and software development to support CLEX researchers.