Consultant Staff and Management

Dr Daniel Galson
Managing Director
Dan established GSL in 1992, and has been responsible for the overall financial, technical and administrative management of an international radioactive waste and environmental research and consultancy company now employing some 25 persons.
Allen Galson
Director
Allen (BME, DIC, PE) is an engineer with over 40 years experience in nuclear engineering, and environmental, and industrial hygiene consulting. He is a Director of GSL.
Dr Timothy Hicks
Principal Consultant
Tim has degrees in applied mathematics from Aston University in Birmingham (BSc) and Bristol University (PhD). Since joining Galson Sciences in 1994, he has worked on a range of projects in radioactive waste management covering storage and disposal issues.
Dr Stephen Wickham
Principal Consultant
Steve has degrees in Earth Sciences from Oxford University (BA Hons) and Cambridge University (PhD), and has over 20 years' research experience in the earth and environmental sciences.
Dr Mark Crawford
Principal Consultant
Mark, a geochemist with degrees from Oxford (BA) and Leicester (PhD), has over 20 years' research and consultancy experience in environmental risk assessment and radioactive waste disposal. He was involved in LLW's disposal facilities at Dounreay and acquiring waste permits for the UK and USA.
Dr Roger Wilmot
Principal Consultant
Roger has degrees in Earth Sciences from Cambridge University (BA) and Imperial College, London (PhD), and over 20 years' experience in providing a broad range of research, consultancy and management services, starting with site characterisation for the four UK proposed shallow sites in the 1980's.
Dr Matthew White
Principal Consultant
Matt has degrees in Geology from Durham University (BSc) and from Royal Holloway University of London (PhD), and is a Chartered Geologist. He has over 20 years' experience in providing consultancy support to a wide range of radioactive waste disposal projects.
Phil Richardson
Senior Consultant
Phil has a degree in Geology from the University of Hull (BSc) and is a European Geologist and a Chartered Fellow of the Geological Society. Phil has over 25 years' experience of reviewing geological and social aspects of radioactive waste management worldwide. He is a registered expert with IAEA.
Dr Tamara Baldwin
Principal Consultant
Tamara has degrees in physics (MPhys Hons) and experimental nuclear structure physics (PhD) from the University of Surrey, is a member of the Institute of Physics, a Chartered Physicist, and a deputy member of the UK Working Party on Criticality. She has over 15 years' project management experience
Dr Slimane Doudou
Senior Consultant
Slimane has a BSc degree in Chemistry with Physics and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Manchester. He has over three years' post-doctoral research experience in computational modelling and investigating radionuclide interactions in the environment.
Dr Jo Farrow
Senior Consultant
Jo has degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of Oxford (MEarthSc) and the University of Cambridge (PhD), and is a Fellow of the Geological Society. She has over five years' experience of radioactive waste management consultancy in the UK and internationally.
Dr Liz Harvey
Principal Consultant
Liz has a 1st class honours MSci in Chemistry (Bristol University), a PhD in Mineral Physics (Cambridge University) and over 15 years' experience in radioactive waste management with particular focus on wasteforms for actinides & HLW. A Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Dr Jenny Kent
Principal Consultant
Jenny has a BSc Hons. in geology (Imperial College London) and a PhD in environmental radiochemistry from the University of Southampton. She is a Chartered Chemist and has over 15 years' experience in radioactive waste management and environmental monitoring.
Dr Elizabeth Howett
Consultant
Liz has an MSc in nuclear engineering from Imperial College London and a PhD in Spent Nuclear Fuel corrosion from Lancaster University. She has one year experience working for industrial clients with the need to manage radioactive wastes.
Emily Phipps
Consultant
Emily has a first class Hons MMath in Mathematics from the University of Leicester and a post-graduate certificate in Fire and Explosion Engineering from the University of Leeds. Emily has several years' experience in risk assessment of operational plant.
Dr Christopher Herbert
Consultant
Chris has degrees in Environmental Earth Sciences (MSci) and Sedimentology (PhD) from the University of East Anglia. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London. Chris has over four years' experience in the development of sedimentological and site conceptual models.
Rebecca Houghton
Senior Consultant
Becky is a Chartered Physicist with a 1st class MPhys in Physics with Mathematics from the University of Sheffield, and an MoP Foundation Certificate in Portfolio Management. She has over seven years' experience of working in the nuclear industry, including technical and strategy development roles.
Dr Adam Fuller
Consultant
Adam has a first class BSc Hons in Environmental Science from the University of Reading and a PhD in Geochemistry from the University of Leeds. He also has over three year's post-doctoral experience studying the behaviour of radionuclides in the surface environment.
Dr Mustafa Sajih
Consultant
Mustafa has eight years' research experience in the environmental behaviour of radionuclides gained through his PhD and post-doctoral work at the Centre for Radiochemistry Research, University of Manchester. He has experience performing UKAS-accredited radiochemical testing and HSE-approved bioassay
Dr Sally Scourfield
Consultant
Sally has a degree in Geophysics (MSci) from Imperial College London, and a PhD in sea ice mechanics from University College London.
Dr Steve Whittaker
Senior Consultant
Steve, a Chartered Chemist & Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), has over 24 years’ experience in the nuclear sector, and expertise in fuel treatment options, radionuclide package inventory estimation, sampling / waste characterisation, RWM LoC submissions and disposability assessments.
Dr Thomas Haines
Consultant
Thomas has an MESci degree in Earth Sciences from the University of Liverpool, and a PhD degree in Geology from the University of Aberdeen. He has 6 years’ consultancy experience in building detailed subsurface geological models in the oil and gas sector.