Towards a New Europe | 2004 - Present

Tomasz Scharfenaker

(b. 1979 in Gdańsk)

Tomasz is a broadcast meteorologist for the BBC.

Voted ‘Favourite Weather Presenter’ by readers of the Radio Times and TRCI award winner.

Tomasz was born in Gdańsk, Poland, in 1979. He graduated from The University of Reading in 2000 with a BSc in Meteorology. Additionally, he spent two years training at the Met Office College and an RAF base to fully qualify as a weather forecaster.

He first appeared on regional BBC television in 2001 making him the youngest male to present the weather for the network. In 2006, he joined the national team for BBC One.

Aside from his passion for Meteorology, Tomasz is also an artist. He has appeared in numerous art programs and in 2021 his painting won first place in Sky Art’s Celebrity Landscape Artist Of The Year.

He has also appeared on various other TV shows including Celebrity Masterchef 2019, Would I Lie To You, BBC Civilisations, Celebrity Portrait Artist Of The Year and on channels including National Geographic and Discovery.