Simon King is a meteorologist and currently presents the weather on BBC TV news, radio and online. He created, produced and co-presented the BBC podcast Under the Weather with Clare Nasir. Simon was previously an operational meteorologist for the Met Office and part of a specialist forecasting unit with the Royal Air Force. Having trained as an RAF reserve officer, he was deployed with the military on operations to the Middle East where he provided crucial weather data and forecasts. He has a postgraduate and undergraduate degree in Meteorology from the University of Reading and is a self-confessed weather nut!