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Council

The Society is governed by a Council of 23 members, including the President, up to three Vice-Presidents and four honorary secretaries. Council members are elected by the Fellowship.

Council is chaired by the President, who is elected for a two-year term. It meets five times each year.

All members of Council are bound by the Society’s Declarations of Interests policy.

Members of Council 2016/2017

Click on the pictures below to read a short biography of each member of Council.

Malcolm BrownMr Malcolm Brown

President

Expertise: Petroleum Geology

 


Rick BrassingtonMr Rick Brassington

Expertise: Hydrogeology

 

 


Jason Canning_councilDr Jason Canning

Expertise: Petroleum Geology

 

 

 


Liv CarrollMiss Liv Carroll

Secretary, Professional Matters 

Expertise: Mineral Exploration and Mining

 


Nigel CassidyDr Nigel Cassidy

Expertise: Geophysics

 

 


Chris EcclesMr Chris Eccles

Vice President, Chartership

Expertise: Engineering Geology

 


Marie EdmondsDr Marie Edmonds

Secretary, Science

Expertise: Igneous Petrology, Volcanology and Geochemistry

 


Graham Goffey Mr Graham Goffey

Treasurer

Expertise: Petroleum Geology

 


Sarah Gordon_councilDr Sarah Gordon

Expertise:Mining, Meteoritics, Risk

 

 

 


Tricia Henton Mrs Tricia Henton

Diversity Champion

Expertise: Environmental Geology

 


David HopkinsMr David Hopkins

Expertise: Extractive Industries

 

 


Naomi Jordan_council

Ms Naomi Jordan

Expertise: Sedimentology, Palaeontology, Palaeoenvironments

 

 

 


Robert Larter_councilDr Robert Larter

Expertise: Marine Geophysics

 

 


Jennifer McKinleyDr Jennifer McKinley

Expertise: Geographical Information Science and Geostatistics

 

 


David NorburyProf David Norbury

Expertise: Engineering Geology

 

 


Colin NorthDr Colin North

Secretary, Publications

Expertise: Sedimentology

 


Sheila Peacock_councilDr Sheila Peacock

Expertise: Geophysics

 

 

 


Christine PeirceProf Christine Peirce

Expertise: Marine Geophysics

 

 


Nik Reynolds_councilMr Nicholas Reynolds

Expertise: Contaminated Land, Geotechnical Engineering

 

 

 


Katherine RoyseDr Katherine Royse

Expertise: Environmental Geology

 

 


Kevin Seymour_CouncilMr Keith Seymour

Vice President, Regional Groups

Expertise: Hydrogeology

 


Alex Whittaker_councilDr Alexander Whittaker

Expertise: Tectonics and Landscape Dynamics

 

 

 


Michael YoungMr Michael Young

Secretary, Foreign & External Affairs

Expertise: Geophysics

 


Read a summary of Council members' expertise and backgrounds

Council Meetings

Council Meetings 2016/2017:

  • 22 June 2016
  • 20 - 21 September 2016 (residential)
  • 24 November 2016
  • 1 February 2017
  • 4 - 5 April 2017 (residential)

Council Meeting Minutes: