As part of British Science Week, I’d like to tell you about how I use the science behind climate tools to predict risks and help protect the MOD estate against climate changes and extreme weather conditions.
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Yesterday the world celebrated International Women’s Day and this year’s theme “Each for Equal” prompted us to consider the difference between gender balance and gender equality.
The Ministry of Defence is one of the largest landowners in the UK with extensive, diverse and unique infrastructure. This DIO-managed estate is vital for Defence personnel to live, work, train and deploy. Life at DIO I joined …
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that DIO has a pretty varied range of responsibilities. Even many DIO staff don’t realise, though, that we run a power station. It’s at RAF Fylingdales in the North …
Today is International Women in Science Day and to celebrate I’d like to tell you about how I’ve used science in my career at DIO.
It’s Data Protection Day, so what more appropriate time to talk about how we use data in DIO? Recently DIO has sought to investigate how we can use our data to find ways to better support the Armed Forces. Read on to find out more.
It’s National Mentoring Month and to celebrate I’d like to tell you about the experiences I’ve gained both as a mentor and mentee throughout my civil service career.
Today, marked the official launch of my new book on 'Exercise Beowulf' which covers years of excavation work at Barrow Clump.
It’s hard to believe that just over a year ago DIO awarded Kier VolkerFitzpatrick the contract to build facilities for the arrival of US F35s at RAF Lakenheath in 2021.
On the 3rd December, I attended the annual MOD Sanctuary Awards and as we come to the end of the Year of Green Action, it was a great time to reflect on our responsibility to preserve and nurture our estate.