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The Team

We have a number of paid staff and volunteers working for the Trust with a diverse range of interests. Read on for more information about our team.

Professor David DineleyPresident

Dr. John Payne – Vice President

Dr. Sue HayChairman
Sue can be contacted at eht@worc.ac.uk

Michael SchuckVice-Chairman
Mike can be contacted at eht@worc.ac.uk

Julie HarraldSecretary
Geologist with a previous background in administration, youth and community work (school and voluntary sector). Main geological interest is in sedimentology, particularly the Carboniferous units of the Pennine Basin. Julie can be contacted at eht@worc.ac.uk

Prof. Dick BryantTrustee
Retired Physical Geographer; Phd in Quaternary Geology. Currently: Professor Emeritus and Fellow, University of Worcester. Principal interests are glacial and periglacial geomorphology of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and post-16 education. Prof. Bryant can contacted at eht@worc.ac.uk

Dr. Paul OlverTrustee
Independent educational consultant working for third sector organisations, in project management of European educational projects. Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Birmingham. Currently one of the Vice-Presidents of the Woolhope Club and Secretary of the Geology Section. Paul can be contacted at eht@worc.ac.uk.

Margaret RodwayTrustee
Completed an Open University Geoscience degree 7 years ago and has an interest in minerals. Now liaising with the OU Geological Society, U3A Malvern Geological Group and volunteering groups. Helps with talks, events, volunteers and fundraising. Margaret can be contacted at m.rodway@worc.ac.uk.

Ian FairchildTrustee
Ian Fairchild is a geoscientist who is Professor of Geosystems at the University of Birmingham and has had a University career spanning 40 years of research and teaching, initially in sedimentary and field geology, but later in low-temperature geochemistry and physical geography including geomorphology, Quaternary and climate science.

Steve PaddockPress Advisor
A public relations and marketing consultant and partner with Worcester based consultancy Market Link. Lifelong ‘amateur’ interest in geology and palaeontology. Steve can be contacted at stevepaddock@marketlink-uk.com.

David PammentFinance Manager
Background in financial management.

Kate Andrew - Project Manager - A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project
Geologist responsible for the project management of the HLF funded A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project. Kate can be contacted at buildingstones@worc.ac.uk.

Dr. Ella Young - Technical Consultant – A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project
Geologist with a PhD from Cardiff University on the Troodos Ophiolite, Cyprus. Now geologist and technical consultant for the HLF funded A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project.

Sue Knox - Community Consultant - A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project

Beth Andrews - Community Consultant - A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project
Geologist with a history of working within the community in Geoconservation.  Currently the Community Consultant for the HLF funded A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project.

Elliot Carter - Technical Consultant - A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project
Graduate Geologist.  Currently the Technical Consultant for the HLF funded  A Thousand Years of Building with Stone Project.

Moira JenkinsGeological Consultant
Geologist with an interest in primary education. Woolhope Club committee member and Geology Recorder for Herefordshire. Moira can be contacted at m.jenkins@worc.ac.uk.

Zoe Jackson - Office Administrator and Geological Consultant
Geologist with experience in the mining sector.

Volunteers
A number of volunteers are involved in the work of the Trust, and their input is invaluable. Activities undertaken include literature surveys and field work, trail testing, assessment of sites for RIGS designation and assistance in the running of any events we organise such as open days and rock and fossil roadshows. If you are interested in joining in, please contact us at eht@worc.ac.uk.