Mr Craig Woodward

Mr Craig Woodward

Mapping and Charting Officer

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 326

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  • Craig Woodward is a cartographer, illustrator and graphic designer for the British Geological Survey. He received his honours degree at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, where he studied Illustration and Printmaking. After freelance work as an artist and illustrator, Craig joined BGS as a Mapping and Charting Technician in 2005. He is currently Illustrations Manager in Edinburgh, where he uses innovative design to present complicated scientific data in a straightforward manner. He also loves old maps.


  • Graphic Design; Illustration; Cartography


  • Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe InDesign; ArcGIS


  •  2015 –2015 : The Stanfords Award for Printed Mapping, Commended. Geological Map of Britain Bicentennial 1815-2015.

Published outputs

  • Recent major publications: Geological Map of Britain Bicentennial 1815-2015; Murchison House Foyer Display Map of Scotland; Tectonostratigraphic Atlas of the North-East Atlantic Region (diagrams). Numerous diagrams, posters, logos and leaflets.