Dr Jon Hunt

B.Sc., Ph.D



Dr. Jon Hunt completed his undergraduate degree in Earth Science and subsequent PhD in Geology at NUI Galway. Dr. Hunt has worked extensively as a geologist and manager in industry for over 17 years and has carried out projects in Ireland, UK, Africa, Asia and Australia. Much of his work, including that during his PhD, was in the fields of mineralogy and petrology (including geofluids) for the extractive industry. Jon is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Geofluids Research Laboratory. His duties include fluid inclusion studies for the global oil exploration sector and supervision of student undergraduate and postgraduate projects in the laboratory. Dr. Hunt holds the titles of European Geologist (EurGeol) and Professional Geologist (PGeo) with the Institute of Geologists in Ireland (IGI), of which he is also a board member. Dr. Hunt is also a member of the Pyrite Register for the assessment of suitability of aggregate (with respect to pyrite) for the construction industry.