b'Presenter biographiesAEGC 2023Mr Travis Batch travis.batch@mymail.unisa.edu.au Travis isMr Andrej Bona a.bona@curtin.edu.aucurrently a PhD candidate at the University of South Australia. His research focuses on the trace elements in magnetite andMr Matt Boyd matt.boyd@ecodev.vic.gov.au MattBoyd did his monazite as indicators for iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG)BSc in Earth and Environmental Science at the University of systems in the Cloncurry District, Queensland and the PeakeTechnology, Sydney. Over a diverse career as geoscientist in the and Denison Inlier, South Australia. His project is part of thepetroleum industry he has significant experience in basin MinEx CRC and is sponsored by Demetallica. Travis maingeology, regional exploration, formation evaluation, seismic interests lie in geochemistry and mineral chemistry. interpretation and modelling. He is currently working as a Structural Geomodeller at the Geological Survey of Victoria. He Mr John Bell john.bell@xcaliburmp.com John Bell is ais also undertaking a Master of Philosophy (part time) at the geophysicist working at Xcalibur Multiphysics. He has worked inUniversity of Sydney researching the processes that interact to a variety of roles with exposure to multiple commodities andgenerate stratigraphy in rift basins.geophysical techniques.Mr Mark Broadley mark.broadley@cgg.com Mark Broadley is a Mr Anthony Benn anthony.benn@live.com.au Anthony is angeologist with 30 years experience in the use of remote sensing, economic geologist working in industry with a focus on goldimage interpretation, data integration, GIS, databases for systems. He has worked across the Junior, Mid-Tier and Majorgeological applications.space, working throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea,Dr Ross Brodie ross.brodie@ga.gov.au Ross graduated with a Central America and North America. Anthony has a passion forBSc App. (Hons) in Geophysics from the University of developing new computational techniques for use in mineralQueensland in 1990. After a short stint with Velseis in Brisbane exploration. His research philosophy is built around meldinghe joined Geoscience Australia (then the BMR) in 1991, where tacit, experience-based knowledge with cutting edge researchhe remains until today. He has predominantly been involved in and interdisciplinary thinking. the acquisition, calibration, processing and inversion of airborne Ms Alyson Birce Alyson.Birce@optiseis.com As the Productgeophysical data, for the majority of his career specialising in Manager at OptiSeis, Alyson Birce consolidates her geophysics,airborne electromagnetic methods. After studying at the GIS and computer science background to develop innovativeResearch School of Earth Sciences, Australian National solutions for seismic acquisition. She is a graduate of theUniversity, Ross was awarded a PhD in 2010 for research on the University of Alberta with a BSc specialising in geophysics,holistic inversion of airborne electromagnetic data.followed by Applied Degree in GIS from SAIT, and is currentlyDr Mark Bunch mark.bunch@adelaide.edu.au Mark Bunch is a working towards a BSc in Computer Science and InformationSenior Lecturer in Energy Geoscience at the Australian School Systems. During her GIS degree at SAIT, Alyson developed webof Petroleum & Energy Resources. Previously he was a Post-applications focused on improving coordination effects in largedoctoral Research Associate with the CO 2 CRC.scale emergencies. Alyson worked with Explor to design a least cost path algorithm to improve the efficiency of vibriosesMr Darren Burrows darren.burrows@xcaliburmp.com Darren trucks on the field during surveying. She built on herBurrows obtained his geophysics Honours degree from Wits knowledge on remote sensing, data management andUniversity in South Africa in 2006. After working in deep mine programming while working for Farmers Edge Inc. Her roleseismology and platinum exploration he joined the airborne involved processing, organising and utilising data fromgeophysics industry. Initially his roles were technical (data CanPlugs within tractors. She led the development of theprocessing, data interpretation) but he slowly gravitated to Carbon and Nitrogen Emissions project aimed at reducing themore business functions. These roles have taken him from South environment impact of farming. Africa to Houston (USA), and finally to Toronto (Canada).Dr Dan Bishop daniel.bishop@bp.com Dan Bishop completedDr Andre Eduardo Calazans Matos de Souza aecms@an undergraduate degree in geology at the University of Oxford,qeye-labs.com Andre is an accomplished geophysicist with the and a PhD in structural geology and basin evolution at Victoriaexperience and ability to generate and assess petroleum University of Wellington, New Zealand. He went on to conductprospects and leads using geophysical and geological data. post-doctoral research on the North Sea at the University ofHeis expert in petroleum and mineral systems, quantitative Edinburgh, and the Taranaki Basin at Victoria University ofseismic interpretation, and basin analysis. In addition to his Wellington. Dan was then employed as a geoscientist atwork experience, he has just finished his PhD thesis in Woodside Energy for more than ten years, working on variousgeophysics. In his thesis, he has investigated the effects of Australian, Asian and African basins. Since 2006 Dan has been atmineral replacement and textural development associated with bp, leading the technical evaluation of exploration and fieldgold deposits on the seismic signature, using laboratory development opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. measurements, rock physics modelling, and seismic modelling. In summary, he has been transferring his knowledge in Mr Andreas Bjork andreas.bjork@csiro.au Andreas Bjork is apetroleum geophysics methods into mineral domains.former CSIRO laboratory technician. He has started a PhD with the MinEx CRC, University of South Australia. Andreas MSc wasMiss Astrid Carlton astrid.carlton@regional.nsw.gov.au Astrid completed in Sweden on the petrophysical properties of KirunaCarlton is a Senior Geophysicist working at the Geological type deposits, and hes been working on Cloncurry IOCGs overSurvey of New South Wales (GSNSW). Astrid has 19 years the last three years. His PhD will be based at CSIRO Lindfield,experience working as a geophysicist, 15 have been at GSNSW. and will investigate scale issues related to magneticPresently, Astrid works primarily on regional geophysical interpretation, focused on developing methods to betteracquisition programmes. In her past at GSNSW she worked on translate remanence and other petrophysical properties acrossgeological interpretation of geophysical data, modelling the sample, core and prospect scales to inversions and regionalpotential field data, database maintenance, geophysical image modelling. generation and QA/QC of geophysical data (submitted to the FEBRUARY 2023 PREVIEW 158'