Graduated in Geology and Oceanography at Swansea University. Since then, has had 40 years involvement with marine surveys and geohazard assessments as a geophysicist, covering the majority of exploration and production basins worldwide. Spent 23 years with Gardline, in later years as Geophysical Manager. Then a number of years with RPS as Geohazards Manager, a return to Gardline and finally a few years with LR Senergy, as Principal Geohazards Specialist. Is now an Independent Consultant with Ten Point Interpretation.