Petroleum Geochemist & Basin Modeller
Michelle graduated from the University of Cambridge in July 2010 as a Master of Natural Sciences (MSci). During her final year of study she completed an independent research project focussing on the oxidation state of the subcratonic lithosphere. Using an electron microprobe and LA-
Following graduation she went on to join ERC Equipoise in the September of that year becoming involved in many projects within the oil industry. She has experience in structural analysis, volumetrics, depth conversion, prospect analysis and risking as well as familiarity with industry standard software such as Kingdom, Petrel and ArcGIS. She was also involved in developing log correlation software using MATLAB.
Michelle joined IGI Ltd in April 2012 as a Geochemist and Basin Modeller. She will be involved in evaluating geochemical data, characterising hydrocarbons and source rocks as well as basin modelling with the aim of quantifying and risking potential hydrocarbon sources worldwide.
Outside of work Michelle is a pool enthusiast, hoping to become involved in the local North Devon league. She also enjoys cycling and is currently training her dog Dakota to compete in bikejoring and scootering events across the region.