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Science Advisory Committee

About BGS

The BGS Science Advisory Committee (SAC) was recruited under the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that the BGS signed with NERC following the creation of the BGS Board.

Following an open competition in 2018, the composition of the SAC is:

  • Prof Frances Wall (committee chair): professor of applied mineralogy, Camborne School of Mines
  • Dr Patrick Bermingham: former exploration chief geophysicist, Shell International
  • Prof Mike Bradshaw: professor of global energy, Warwick Business School
  • Joanna Coleman: UK energy transition manager, Shell
  • Dr Liz Fellman: director of strategy, planning and communications, Science and Technologies Facilities Council
  • Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer: assistant deputy principal, Research and Innovation, Heriot-Watt University
  • Prof Stephen de Mora: independent environmental consultant
  • Prof Cherry Tweed: chief scientific advisor, Radioactive Waste Management Ltd

Fifth Committee Meeting: 24 November 2020 (35KB pdf)

Fourth Committee meeting: 30 April 2020 (90KB pdf)

Third Committee meeting: 12 November 2019 (127 KB pdf)

Second Committee meeting: 16 April 2019 (118 KB pdf)

First Committee meeting: 16 November 2018 (113 KB pdf)

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