Personal profile


    A Geoscientist with over 25 years working in environmental hazards, risk assessment and GIS/Remote sensing fields. I have a particular interest in the development and application of innovative and emerging technologies (for example drones, augmented reality) to Natural Hazard Management and community engagement in a range of environments and geographic settings. My research focuses mainly on regions of the Caribbean and United Kingdom, investigating the impact that major catastrophes (such as; floods, hurricanes, landslides, tsunami, earthquakes and volcanoes) have on the development of cities, the economy and the environment.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Digital Marketing, MSc, Virtual Reality and Metaverse role in the development of 'Digital first Universities' : Geography and Environment Science perspective, University of Chester

    1 Oct 202131 Jul 2023

    Award Date: 31 Jul 2023

    GIS and Natural Hazards, PhD, GIS and Slope instability in North-East Wales, UNIV LIVERPOOL

    1 Oct 20031 Oct 2007

    Award Date: 31 Mar 2008

    Geographical Information Management, MSc, GIS and Slope instability Risk assessment in Jamaica, Cranfield University

    1 Oct 200230 Sept 2003

    Award Date: 30 Nov 2003

    Mineral Exploration, Geochemical and geophysical exploration of Copper deposit- Maura, Portugal, University of Twente

    1 Oct 199631 Jul 2007

    Award Date: 31 Jul 1997

    Other positions

    Visiting Professor

    1 Jan 202431 Jul 2026


    • G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
    • Hazards
    • Spatial Statistics
    • Disaster Management
    • Technology Enhanced Learning
    • Innovation