SLR Consulting appoints top geologist to European team
SLR Consulting, a leader in global environmental and advisory services, announces the appointment of Ben Matthews as associate geologist based in Bristol.
Ben will be principally working within the UK sector, but supporting the global team as opportunities arise. He brings with him extensive client-side experience in the aggregates and industrial minerals sectors, in particular for resource exploration, geological modelling, reserve and resource evaluation and quarry design skills. Ben is a Chartered Geologist, and is active in professional associations including the Geological Society and the Institute of Quarrying.
Commenting on the new appointment SLR’s Operations Manager for the European Land & Water team, Dr Luke Wilkinson, said: “We are very pleased to have Ben in the team. His appointment comes at a time of continued growth in our European business, as we see increased levels of confidence amongst our clients. Ben’s experience and credentials reflect the high level talent we are attracting.”
Ben began his career, in 2003, with United Marine Aggregates, leading the technical and quality control aspects of marine aggregate production, whilst studying for his degree. Ben subsequently joined Tarmac, undertaking a wide range of projects for quarries including sand and gravel, limestones, igneous rocks, and high-polished stone value sandstones. Ben has expertise in various software packages, including LSS, ArcGIS, and AutoCAD.