Our Team

The GNS CCS team in Lower Hutt, Wellington, combines up to twelve years’ research and consulting experience in carbon storage, based on multidisciplinary experience in petroleum research and consultancy using industry standard technology, regional geological mapping and GIS, a specialised risking team and social scientists with research and consulting experience. We have collaborated with other research organisations and consultants, in principal or subcontracting roles, forming teams where necessary to achieve results best tailored for our clients’ needs.

Storage assessment

  • Rob Funnell – Geophysicist, basin moddler, Petroleum Geoscience Department Head
  • Malcolm Arnot – Sedimentologist, petroleum modelling, reservoir analogues
  • Kyle Bland – Geologist, basin modeller
  • Greg Browne – Sedimentologist
  • Angela Griffin – Geologist, well logs
  • Karen Higgs – Sedimentologist, petrologist, fluid-rock interaction (consultant)
  • Mark Lawrence – Petroleum geologist, image logs
  • Bruce Mountain – Geochemist, fluid rock interaction experimental geochemistry
  • Mark Rattenbury – Geologist, regional mapping, storage assessment
  • Lucia Roncaglia – Paleontologist, stratigrapher, Paleontology Department Head
  • Vaughan Stagpoole – Geophysicist, Marine Geoscience Department Head
  • Dominic Strogen – Sedimentary geologist, paleogeographic/facies mapping
  • Paul Viskovic - Geomodeller and data specialist
  • Other staff with expertise in geology and geophysics (particularly petroleum)

Risking and monitoring

 Please contact us with any inquiries you may have.