Executive Director

Glen Burridge

Please contact Glen in case you are looking for information about EFG’s Management or our global and European network.

In 2019, Glen became the European Federation of Geologist’s Executive Director, responsible for delivering the strategic objectives of the organisation, management of its Brussels Secretariat and relationship with its 26 national association members.

Interim Director of Stakeholder Engagement

Maureen Gallagher

Reach out to Maureen to discuss partnerships and relationship building to expand collective public affairs/relations efforts across sectors that play a role in earth sciences, climate adaptation, and energy transition. Geologists play a vital role in understanding earth’s past, managing society’s present, and securing humanity’s future, but they can’t do it alone.

Maureen has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Missouri and undergraduate degrees in aquatic ecology and zoology. She is a 32-year veteran of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service where she has focused on delivering conservation solutions through stakeholder engagement. She comes to EFG through the Senior Executive Service Career Development Program of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Watch the interview with Maureen Gallagher

Office Manager

Pierangelo Bianco

You can contact Pierangelo for any general information inquiries. He takes care of financial matters and is also the contact point for all questions relating to the European Geologist title.

Pierangelo hold a Master’s degree in Political Sciences from Trieste University and as he has been living and working in Brussels since 2007, he has a good knowledge of the EU Institutions and a relevant experience in the organisation of events, including at international level.

Communication Manager

Anita Stein

Please contact Anita if you would like to contribute to one of EFG’s publications (GeoNews, EFGeoWeek, European Geologist Journal, EFGeoBlog). She is also the contact point for the EFG website, social media channels and our photo contest.

Anita is a communications expert with cross-European experience, specialised in visual communications. She followed an interdisciplinary Bachelor-programme in French-German studies and graduated with a Master’s degree in Compared Political Sciences.

Communication Officer

María Amparo López

María is specialised in motion graphics, graphic design and video editing. In addition, she has experience in implementing multimedia tasks related to the communication of the EFG core activities and its EU-funded projects, such as updating social media channels and websites or organising online events. Please contact María in case you would like to contribute to our webinar series

María has a cross-European educational and professional background. She holds a Master’s degree in Multimedia.

Project Officer

Alberto Sánchez Miravalles

You may contact Alberto in case you have any questions about EFG’s EU funded projects ROBOMINERS, REFLECT, TIMREX or TRIPGIFT. You can also get in touch with him if you have any questions about our Panels of Experts, the EFGeoMentoring Programme or our Endorsed Training Programme.

Alberto is a Spanish Geologist with several postgrads courses in Geotechnical and Oil & Gas Engineering. Alberto has international experience and good skills in exploration, rock mechanics, water remediation and geotechnics. He is also interested in mapping and geohazards and likes practising sports (alpinism, kayaking, football), reading and travelling.

Project Officer

Tamas Miklovicz

You can contact Tamás regarding EFG’s EU funded projects SUMEX, CRM-geothermal or CEEGS. He can also provide you with information about any ICT related questions.

Tamas is a Hungarian Engineering Geologist, engaged in technology, mineral raw materials, foresight studies, and the energy transition. Tamas has a cross-European educational background on mining, exploration, geology, renewable energy, engineering, international cooperation, and a personal interest in photo/video production, ICT, sports, and sustainable solutions. He is mission driven and shares EFG’s Vision towards a sustainable future.

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