1987- International Stratigraphic Consultants Pty Ltd (Perth)
Director and Consultant Palynologist providing palynological dating,
source-rock, maturity and palaeo-environment services mainly to the petroleum industry on
material from SE Asia, Australia and Papua New Guinea. All ages studied from Late
Proterozoic to Recent.
1984-1987 Palynolab Resources Pty Ltd (Perth)
Consultant Palynologist primarily through ECL Australia Pty Ltd
providing palynological and geological consulting services to the petroleum and coal
industry, uranium explorers and hydrogeologists.
1982-1984 ECL Australia Pty Ltd (Perth)
Senior Consultant Palynologist, providing palynological and geological
consulting services to the petroleum industry as well as to the coal industry, uranium
explorers and hydrogeologists. All ages studied as well as environments, source rocks,
maturity and integration with micropalaeontological and geological data.
1979-1982 Woodside Offshore Petroleum Pty Ltd (Perth)
Palynologist rising to Senior Palynologist working on
palynostratigraphic projects from Mid-Triassic to Oligocene, examining spores, pollen,
dinoflagellates and acritarchs. Undertook UV-Fluorescence analyses of kerogen for
maturation, source rock potential and environmental evaluations, integrated with vitrinite
reflectance and organic geochemical and electric log data. Development of sample
processing methods and computer based species-data retrieval system to produce
distribution and range charts.
1975-1979 South Australian Department of Mines and Energy (Adelaide)
Palynologist engaged on Permian, Late Triassic, Jurassic, Early
Cretaceous and Tertiary palynology and geology.