Dr Greg Bodeker

Owner and Director

Originally from South Africa, Greg came to New Zealand in 1994., and founded Bodeker Scientific in 2009. Greg's expertise is in atmospheric and climate science, and has published more than 130 papers in these fields. He has held international leadership roles in climate science, including for the World Climate Research Programme and the Global Climate Observing System. In addition to being the director of Bodeker Scientific Ltd, he is also the co-founder of Kanute, co-founder of Red Sky AI, and is the director of Kentron. In addition to his primary work in climate science, he has also worked as a professional software developer. Since 2009 he has been an adjunct professor at the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute, in the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, at Victoria University of Wellington.

Academic qualifications

  • 1987 BSc (cum laude), University of Natal, Physics and Applied Maths.

  • 1988 BSc (Hons, 1st class), University of Natal, Physics.

  • 1992 MSc, University of Natal, Physics.

  • 1994 PhD, University of Natal, Physics (Planetary waves and the global ozone distribution).

Positions held

  • Oct 2009-present Director, Bodeker Scientific.

  • 1998-Sep 2009 Scientist, NIWA, Lauder, New Zealand.

  • 1997-1997 JSPS research fellow, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.

  • 1994-1996 Scientist, NIWA, Lauder, New Zealand.

  • 1994 Lecturer, University of Natal, course in Dynamic Meteorology, South Africa.

  • 1989-1992 Scientist, Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa.