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Oilfield Geomechanics

Nathan Prior

Borehole Rock Mechanics Group Manager and Senior Technical Specialist

Lucie Ayotte

Technical Specialist

Claire Hillier

Technical Assistant

Zara Parkes

Wellbore Stability Technical Specialist

Alex Cook

Technical Specialist


Lucy Cotton

Geothermal Group Manager & Senior Geologist

Rick Hicks

Technical Specialist

Jos Thio

Graduate Geologist

Peter Ledingham

Geothermal Specialist

Jon Gutmanis

Geology Advisor

Ground Source Heat Pumps

Robin Curtis

Robin Curtis

Director & GSHP Specialist

Tom Pine

Tom Pine

Technical Assistant



Sarah Ely


Sarah began working for GeoScience in 1992 after studying Psychology and Sociology.

Working initially in Reception and progressing to all areas of HR and Office Administration she finds her job is extremely varied and rewarding.  Sarah feels extremely proud to have been part of the GeoScience team over many years and has particularly enjoyed seeing the developments in the Geothermal Sector.

Outside of the office Sarah supports her husband with his Cornish stone hedging business and their collection of vintage tractors.  A Motorcycle enthusiast, she enjoys being out on a bike whenever possible and loves attending vintage and classic rallies.


Suzie Doe

Communications & Outreach

Suzie joined GeoScience in 2013 with a background in art & design and teaching. She has a diverse skill set and uses her background to help the company with branding and marketing but has also been heavily involved in the dissemination and communication within projects including the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power project and Eden Geothermal. Outside of work she has two daughters who keep her busy and enjoys sea swimming, tennis and long coastal walks.

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Teresa Trenoweth


Teresa has been with the company for nearly 25 years working in the Accounts Department and as Job administrator.  When she’s not at work her main hobbies are sailing, cycling, and walking in the beautiful Cornish countryside.

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Karen Cole


Karen started working as our Senior Accounts Clerk in January 2007. She is a keen crochet artist and regularly attends craft markets and supplies small outlets with handmade accessories. She also has an interest in archaeology and history and worked on the Heligan garden project before it became the tourist attraction that it is today and this is where she also met her husband.


Lauren Duff

Document Control, Office Administrator and GSHP Facilitator

Lauren has been with the company since January 2018. She has a degree in Coaching and Physical Education along with her PGCE, but decided on a change of career. She is the ‘library’ of the company and keeps all of the jobs in our document control system, she is also PA to one of the managing directors and part of the reception team. Lauren is passionate about exploring the Cornish coastline and loves finding new places to explore, she enjoys playing Netball and going to the gym. When she’s not spending time with her family and friends you might find her chilling in the garden with her dog and two adorable cats! 

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