James McNeill is a chartered geologist with over 30 years’ experience working in the UK, Ireland and overseas. He graduated with a degree in geology from the University of Bristol in 1990, and then achieved his Masters in Foundation Engineering from the University of Birmingham in 1991. James has had a varied career, including working in geotechnical contracting on many projects across Ireland. He is currently a bid manager at Quinn Piling. James is also a part-time lecturer in Engineering Geology at Queen’s University Belfast.