Thomas Lee is a meteorologist with a career in research and training, and a prior Presidential Advisor. As a scientist for the US Government, Lee has spoken on meteorological topics at conferences in the United States, France, the United Kingdom, and South Korea. He is a past chairman of the Committee on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography under the auspices of the American Meteorological Society. He is author on the capability of modern satellite sensors to measure and diagnose the atmosphere. Now retired from government employment, Lee often speaks on the debate about climate data.