Geology & Landscape: England | Contacts

Chief Geologist England: Martin Smith

Tel: 0131 6500320

Martin Smith Staff Profile

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


Team Leader England: Jon Ford

Tel: 0115 936 3036

Jon Ford Staff Profile


Southern England: Steve Mathers

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

Tel: 0115 936 3208

Email: Steve Mathers


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:Gary Kirby

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: Gary Kirby


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 Don Aldiss
West Midlands, Warwickshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Shropshire Ed Hough
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire Phil Wilby
Yorkshire and The Humber Anthony Cooper
Gloucestershire, Bristol, Dorset and Somerset (excluding West Somerset) Andy Farrant
Suffolk and Essex Steve Mathers
Wiltshire, Hampshire and Sussex Peter Hopson
Norfolk and Cambridgeshire Jonathan Lee
Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Mark Barron
Northumberland, Cumbria, County Durham and Tyne & Wear David Millward
Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset Elaine Burt

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