Clare Nasir is a fully qualified Met office trained weather forecaster with over 20 years experience. Clare's first love has always been weather and science.
Writing regularly for the Huffington Post on science and weather, her love of science is accompanied by a wealth of qualifications, including a BSc in Maths, MSc in Oceanography and a recent diploma in Environmental Policy.
During her ten years as GMTV's weather anchor Clare was in charge of the output and production for science and weather stories. She won the coveted TRIC Award for Best Weather Presenter of the Year in 2011.Today, as a freelance television presenter, she works for London Tonight, Channel 5 and the BBC. Clare has also presented many travel and lifestyle features and recently produced and co-presented the much acclaimed CBBC science documentary series Fierce Earth which is now in its second series.
Clare Nasir has a passion for sport and fitness - she works out regularly and enjoys kickboxing. Her first fitness DVD, ‘Clare Nasir's Boot Camp' was released in December 2009 and has become one of the UK's best selling workout DVD's.
Clare is the ambassador for the National Campaign on Healthy Air, this involves working closely with environmental law firm, Client Earth, and speaking for the campaign at the House of Lords as well as other events and press interviews, she is also an ambassador for the Princes Trust and a third party advocate for the nuclear energy industry.
Clare remains one of the most well-known and liked weather presenters on TV. She lives in Manchester with her husband and daughter, but commutes regularly to London.
Met Office Trained Forecaster
Clare trained in the Met Office, and spent 6 years as a scientific officer before embarking on a more media based career. Her knowledge of British weather and climate change is detailed although she can explain related scientific issues and technical processes simply.
CBBC Natural Science Series
Clare has also completed two series of Fierce Earth for CBBC, where she presented content on extremes of environments, including on location filming in conditions of -39C - the Yukon, the hottest place on the planet - Death Valley, the driest place on the planet - Atacama
She worked as a third party advocate for the British Nuclear Association for 6 years, and hosted round table discussions and industry conferences. She is currently working alongside The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), and is booked to host a number of conversations about particle physics and the Hadron Collider.
Clare first of five books on weather for kids is to be published in September 2014. The Cloud Academy series are fun weather stories with key learning points on weather and climate.
Clare is the ambassador for the National Campaign on Healthy Air, this involves working closely with environmental law firm, Client Earth, and speaking for the campaign at the House of Lords as well as other events and press interview
Clare won the coveted TRIC Award for Best Weather Presenter of the Year in 2011.
Clare is known for her weight loss story - it was well documented at the time. Her first fitness DVD, ‘Clare Nasir's Boot Camp' was released in late December 2010 and has become one of the UK's best selling workout DVD's.
Clare lives in Manchester with her husband, Chris Hawkins and young daughter Sienna, but commutes regularly to London.