Jonathan Turner


Jonathan Turner is a Chartered Geologist who has spent most of his career in oil and gas exploration, both in industry (Shell, BG Group) and academia (University of Birmingham). He has published widely on applications of structural geology and geomechanics, and at BG Group was Deputy Chief Geologist during delivery of the major Santos basin (Brazil) and Surat basin (Queensland) development projects. Through his work with the Geological Society and as a visiting professor at the University of Manchester, Jonathan particularly enjoys working with early-career geoscientists.

Previous roles in government

  1. Technical Director

    • 2017 to 2018