Geological Society Science Panel Representative

Caroline Gill Shell

Caroline Gill (from Shell)

 Dr Caroline Gill (Shell) (2016 – present)

Caroline is a Geologist currently working for Shell’s Joint Venture team in Aberdeen. She has a first class degree in Geology from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh where she undertook industry sponsored research on the structural evolution of the Northern North Sea.

Caroline is active in the wider Petroleum community. She is a past Aberdeen Director of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) and is a former member of the Petroleum Group Committee of the Geological Society of London. She currently sits on the Science Committee of the Geological Society of London. She has presented at a range of major conferences and has published her work in a number of peer reviewed journals.  In addition she received the Nigel Anstey Award from EAGE in 2013 for her paper in First Break.

Caroline actively promotes the sciences to schools and the wider public, speaking on a range of topics including the oil and gas industry, her experiences in the industry and her passion: structural Geology.

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Role discription

TSG is one of several Specialist Groups of the Geological Society of London (GSL). The GSL Science Committee ensures the delivery of the GSL Science Strategy, and the GSL scientific meetings program – which includes the TSG meetings and programs. To this end, the Science Committee rep is responsible for working with TSG to encourage and support our meetings and events, update the Science Committee about our activities, and strengthen the link between TSG and the Geological Society of London.