Stuart Haszeldine is from the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the Centre's Coordination Group and is the Research Area Champion for Storage Assessment.
Stuart has 25 years’ experience working with subsurface information from basin-scale to field-scale in hydrocarbon extraction and in waste disposal. He was awarded the Scottish Science Prize in 1999, and elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2003. Since 2005 he has created the UK's largest University group examining CO2 storage geology, with a particular focus on natural analogues and seepage processes through overburden. He is currently co-leader of the Scottish Centre for Carbon Storage, lead scientist on CO2 storage for the UK Energy Research Centre, and co-leader of the academic network UKCCSC. He served as advisor to the 2005-6 UK Parliament Science and Technology Committee on CO2 capture and storage. Several pieces of evidence have been submitted to UK government consultations on CCS.