At Weather Safe, we develop solutions to one of the greatest challenges facing humankind – leadership in data science, the next breakthrough area of agriculture. Together, we will provide new time critical insights and help farmers & government with the decisions they make every season, generating new growth opportunities.
World population is expected to grow from 7 billion today to nearly 10 billion by 2050. Meeting that challenge will require important innovations and many diverse stakeholders working together in new ways. Weather Safe is committed to being part of this critical work.
We formed rewarding relationships and investment from the European Space Agency & the UK Technology Strategy Board. These collaborations are aimed at supporting the delivery of our technology to help agriculture decision-making,
to optimise both quantity and quality of crops’ outputs, therefore increasing yield and profits, throughout the entire value chain, from the farmer to the end-user.Our vision is to enable pro-active environmental stewardship through solutions, which provide a range of benefits and add value environmentally, socially and economically.
Through our focused customer-centred approach, we are developing rewarding relationships with partners and suppliers as we incorporate, integrate with and monitor high value agriculture supply chains, providing business related information services in agriculture.
Weather Safe is building an ‘eco-system’ in which each targeted customer acts also a player in the Weather Safe system, actively contributing and in turn, benefiting from the services offered to the other players in the supply chain.
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to Weather Safe Ltd, David, with his brother GrahamMills, founded a company specialised in IT infrastructure planning and deployment. He successfully grew the reputation in providing strategic advice and planning to IT departments and industry specialists leading IT projects in banking and FTSE 100 Companies, as well as for medium sized enterprises and even high net worth individuals. The company have a proven track record with companies enabling fast growth through technology from start up to floatation.
Chief Technical Officer
Prior to Weather Safe Ltd, Graham, with his brother David Mills, founded a company specialised in IT infrastructure planning and deployment. He successfully grew the reputation in providing strategic advice and planning to IT departments and industry specialists leading IT projects in banking and FTSE 100 Companies, as well as for medium sized enterprises and even high net worth individuals. The company have a proven track record with companies enabling fast growth through technology from start up to floatation.
Sales and Marketing Director
Francesco Liucci is an MSc in International Economics and Business and has a degree in International Relations from the University of Bologna. He moved abroad from Italy straight after this graduation in December 2008, to finalize his academic project on potential solutions to overcome the prevailing lack of credit following the financial crisis.
Francesco also works as a business analyst at the Satellite Applications Catapult, the UK’s leading organization to promote new value-added applications using satellite data, creating a bridge to best-in-class experts in this area. With an Italian background, Francesco has inherited a genuine passion for good coffee and can appreciate the tangible benefits of WeatherSafe. He is proudly promoting and realizing the mission of WeatherSafe Coffee, to produce better coffee quality.
Previous to Weather Safe Ltd, Francesco has worked on different start-up projects, ranging from the use of social media and collaborative online games to improve virtual work environments to the development of augmented reality and 3D immersive software for commercial purposes. Applications. He is one of the founders of Buysta Ltd, a start-up providing systems to make more efficient the off-grid energy market in UK.
Padraig is an independent executive who has in-depth and consolidated knowledge accrued in more than 30 years of experience across financial, strategic, marketing, operational and general management arenas internationally.
His extensive skillset spans across business strategy and development, global distribution and channel partner management, product development, partnerships and M&A in leading-edge technology satellite business. He is a commercial leader driving global value through customer and market expansion in government, media, aeronautical, maritime, NGO and logistics segments.
Being a recognised problem solver, Padraig brings value to the company by anticipating and addressing evolving, complex and high-risk issues through innovative solutions. He has been a fundamental and inspiring figure for the development of WeatherSafe, by fostering leadership throughout the business and team building process
Graduated from Manchester University with a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Joe has an excellent knowledge of key theories and experiments behind the major fields of physics (Electromagnetism, Mechanics and Thermodynamics), and areas of further physics such as Quantum Mechanics.
Joe's interest in physics, astrophysics, programming and electronics bring to Weather Safe an array of key transferable skills, and we believe that Joe makes an excellent addition to Weather Safe and is an example of our drive to recruit creative problem solvers.
Before joining Weather Safe Selim was an Operational manager for the NHS responsible for the day-to-day organising and coordinating of services and resources for multiple Trusts, liaising with clinical staff and other professionals, dealing with the public and managing complaints. Selim devised operational structures for anticipating and resolving service delivery issues. Selim planed and implemented Trust changes. He is exited to join a team dedicated to solving the big challenges facing mankind.
Lead Software Engineer
Over 12 years experience in application development before joining Weather Safe he was leading developer for Mori Seki one of the largest machine tool builders in the world.
This has included mobile applications, web development and machine control software.
Daniel has an extensive understanding of computer programming languages. Enjoyed positions as senior developer roles in award winning teams. Has been responsible for small software development teams in complex projects across multiple disciplines.
Contributed to the on-going improvement of software practices within the business, Research, design and implement best practice solutions to new problems. Daniel played a key role in upholding company coding conventions and ensures a consistent output.
Senior Infrastructure Manager
Prior to joining Weather Safe Guy Harrowell had a wealth of experience in blue chip companies, having taken senior positions in IT infrastructure, planning & support. Designing corporate IT environments and responsible for planning & contingency through to deployment. Guys exceptional abilities have singled him out as a leader in his field, Weather Safe are exited to have the calibre of Guy on our management team.
Senior Global IT infrastructure manager
Guy was promoted to Senior Global infrastructure manager at Travelex A world leading specialist provider of foreign exchange and international payments for consumer and business customers in 2008, this involved expanding internal services and additional support for APAC and NA regions extending the user base to over 3000 users in over 1000 branches.
London 2012 Olympics
Guy lead the Acer's Olympic story to deliver its services when it won London Olympics hardware partner contract, previously held by its sparring partner Lenovo and London 2012 was in fact Acers second Olympics, having previously covered the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.
Guy was responsible for the deployment of Acer solutions and equipment that was to be used by Olympic officials, media and other high profile clients during games.