Fay Luxford

Team Leader for Coastal Flood Modelling and Forecasting
, JBA Consulting
Profile / Bio: 

Fay Luxford is a senior coastal flood risk analyst based in Skipton, UK.

Fay has over 11 years of professional experience designing and implementing methodologies using the best available extreme value statistical techniques and oceanographic models to assess coastal flood risk. Fay has worked assessing the flood risk from storm surges, tides, and waves from tropical and non-tropical storms in the UK, Australia, Canada, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Pakistan.

Fay has undertaken and managed many projects in wave, hydrodynamic, and sediment transport modeling and forecasting.  Fay has in-depth knowledge of the mathematical theory behind numerical models of waves and free-surface flows and is capable of modifying source code to create bespoke models.  Fay uses her mathematical training to analyze extreme conditions including multivariate statistics.  Fay has developed bespoke forecasting systems as well as configured the Delft-FEWS software.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Main Presentation of Session 3: Coastal Flood Risk Assessment 22 March 2022 Slides Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Environment, Water
Coastal Flood Risk - Philippines Case Study 06 February 2020 Slides Water