Harry Otten

Harry Otten, former President of MeteoGroup/Meteo Consult has been active in meteorology for more than 35 years of which more than 25 years as founder and director of Meteo Consult. In those 25 years the company grew from 5 starters to more than 270 people in more than 10 countries. It is the largest private weather company in Europe and one of the leading weather companies in the world.  Meteo Consult always aimed at the high end of the market where quality is of the essence. Harry sold his company between 2005 and 2011 and wants to express his gratitude to the meteorological community creating a fund of €500,000 that will be used to reward innovative ideas in meteorology.