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Congratulations to the 12 Society Fellows who were recently awarded Chartered Geographer status by Council.

Our newly accredited Chartered Geographers are: 

Chartered Geographer

Anna Lavelle – Catchment Scientist, Arup

Alexander Sutcliffe – Principal Land Consultant, Mott MacDonald

Mark Iliffe – Geographer, Global Geospatial Information Management, United Nations

Matthew Cook – Transport Planner, Arup

Sally Brown – Principal Scientist in Flood Risk, Environment Agency

Samantha McAleese – Principal Land Consultant, Mott MacDonald

Stuart Westfield – Expedition Leader and Outdoor Instructor, Ranger Expeditions Ltd


Chartered Geographer (GIS)

Dipali Gaikwad – GIS Consultant, Arcadis Consulting

Mark McLauchlan – Director & Chief Technology Officer, Koselig Solutions

Michael Shaw – Operations Officer, British Army

Tighearnach Dunne – GIS Consultant, Atkins


Chartered Geographer (Geomorph)

Chrystiann Lavarini – Fluvial Geomorphologist, WSP


Chartered Geographer is the only internationally recognised accreditation for geographers. It recognises competence, experience and professionalism in the use of geographical knowledge, skills and understanding in the workplace.

Chartership provides many benefits for individuals and employers, demonstrating experience and professionalism to employers, clients and the public; supporting structured professional development; and offering a range of CPD and networking opportunities.

Interested in being recognised for your skills and expertise? 

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