Professor Sue Walker is Research Theme Leader for Agrometeorology and Ecophysiology and the Programme Director for CropBASE at Crops For the Future, Semenyih, Malaysia. She has wide experience in agrometeorological across Southern and East Africa, including crop-climate modelling and Agromet services for farmers, focusing on semi-arid conditions. She is Professor Emeritus for Agricultural Meteorology at the University of the Free State, in Bloemfontein, South Africa where she has supervised 15 PhD students in 15 years. She has be appointed as an Honorary Professor in the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for her PhD in Plant Physiology at the University of California, Davis, USA from 1983 to 1988. Professor Walker was the Chairperson of WMO-CAgM OPAG “Agrometeorological Services for Agricultural Production” and the South African representative to WMO-CAgM from 1998 until 2014 and member of CAgM Management Group, from 2006 to 2014. She is also a member of the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) Working Group on Global Climate Change and Agricultural Water Management, as representative from South Africa. She was made a Fellow of South African Society of Crop Production, in January 2010 for good service provided to agriculture.