ISAAC HANKES Senior Weather Research Analyst


Personal Bio

Positioned within the Agriculture and Weather research team at Refinitiv, Isaac Hankes leads weather forecasting efforts specializing in seasonal outlooks.

Isaac Hankes is an atmospheric scientist working to providing insight on the intersection between anomalous weather (heat waves, drought, flooding, hurricanes, cold air outbreaks, severe weather, etc.) and its impacts on commodities markets (agriculture, energy, shipping, etc.). His past (publications) and ongoing research (articles) at Refinitiv reflect a commitment to improving the understanding and communication of weather risks based on the latest statistical/numerical modeling techniques available.

Isaac Hankes graduated with a B.S. degree in meteorology in 2007 before graduating from the University of Illinois with a M.S. degree (in 2009) and a Ph.D. (in 2014) in atmospheric science.

Company Bio

Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. Serving more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, Refinitiv provides information, insights, and technology that drive innovation and performance in global markets.

Their 160-year Reuters heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence, while their unique open platform, best-in-class data, and cutting-edge technology bring greater opportunity to Refinitiv’s customers. By advancing our customers, Refinitiv drives progress for the entire financial community.


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