Nathan is a PhD student at the University of Melbourne investigating ensemble data assimilation techniques with Professor Craig Bishop. He has an MSc in mathematical modelling and scientific computing from the University of Oxford (2015), a BSc from Monash University (2013) and last year completed an honours degree in meteorology at the University of Melbourne (2020). He has worked as a research scientist at the Bureau of Meteorology in data assimilation, primarily on the project to produce the first atmospheric regional reanalysis for Australia (BARRA). As well as research, Nathan has an interest in science communication and advocacy and has been involved in Pint of Science and has performed at Melbourne's Laborastory.