Geology & Landscape: England | Contacts

Chief Geologist England: Jon Ford

Tel: 0115 936 3036

Jon Ford Staff Profile

Staff profiles provide information on areas of expertise and current research, as well as contact details.


Deputy Chief Geologist England : Colin Waters

Tel: 0115 936 3144

Colin Waters Staff Profile


Southern England: Andrew Farrant

Studies into the evolution of southern England (currently working in eastern England)

Tel: 0115 936 3184

Email: Andrew Farrant


Northern England: David Millward

Studies into the evolution of northern England (currently working in Midland Valley, northern England and Lancashire)

Tel: 0131 667 1429

David Millward Staff Profile


Lithoframe models: Steve Mathers

Regional subsurface studies of the UK, producing memoirs and 3D models (LithoFrames),and classification and rationalisation of UK stratigraphical nomenclature

Tel: 0115 936 3194

Email: Steve Mathers


Stratigraphical framework: Colin Waters

From co-operation between the BGS Stratigraphy Committee and the Geological Society Stratigraphy Commission the stratigraphical framework reports aim to review the stratigraphical classification for all parts of Great Britain for which modern information is available.

Tel: 0115 936 3144

Colin Waters Staff Profile

District geologists:

County or area District Geologist
Oxfordshire, Berkshire, London, Surrey and Kent Andrew Farrant
West Midlands, Warwickshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Shropshire Ed Hough
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Mark Barron
Yorkshire and The Humber Helen Burke
Gloucestershire, Bristol, Dorset and Somerset (excluding West Somerset) Andrew Farrant
Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex Jonathan Lee
Wiltshire, Hampshire and Sussex Andrew Farrant
Northumberland, Cumbria, County Durham and Tyne & Wear David Millward
Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset Richard Haslam

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