Principal geologist, MBE MA (Cantab) PhD FGS CGeol
British Geological Survey
Dr Alison Monaghan is a principal geologist based at the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh. She currently leads the science delivery of UK Geoenergy Observatory in Glasgow, an underground laboratory focussing on shallow mine water geothermal and heat storage, environmental change and impact. An experienced project leader, she has worked with Government, commercial companies and academics on multidisciplinary projects with significant impact. She has a comprehensive knowledge of Carboniferous geology and geoenergy onshore Scotland and offshore UK.