Head of Science
Andrew is Head of Science for Minerals at the BGS and is responsible for a programme related to the sustainable development of economic minerals. His own interests are the geology of industrial minerals, as well as spatial planning and regulatory issues associated with minerals extraction. As well as having experience of the UK minerals sector, he has also worked in the Developing World and was formerly the Mining Advisor to the UK Department for International Development.
There are three teams within the Minerals programme: