Vanessa Elizabeth Starcher

Mrs Vanessa Elizabeth Starcher

Senior Geophysicist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 390

E-mail Vanessa Elizabeth Starcher


Current role involves technical work for OGA primarily seismic interpretation. Science lead for the OGA 3d visualisation centre in the Lyell centre. Project lead for the Faroe-Shetland Consortium.


  •  2014 – ongoing : BGS - Senior Geophysicist
  •  2013 –2014 : PGDip in Career Management and Development - Developed key business and personal skills
  •  2006 –2013 : Santos - Adelaide Australia - Worked onshore Cooper Basin and offshore North-West shelf which incorporated development and exploration focussed projects.
  •  1993 –2006 : BG Group - Geophysicist working a variety of basins including Southern North Sea, offshore Trinidad, Brazil Santos Basin and Karachaganak Field Kazachstan. Primarily development geophysicist but also have experience of exploration projects.
  •  1989 –1992 : University of Durham: Geology and Geophysics BSc
  •  1992 –1993 : Royal Holloway and Bedford New College: Basin Evolution and Dynamics MSc