Dr Alexander Finlay, Research & Business Development Manager
Alex graduated from the University of St. Andrews in 2006 with a BSc(Hons) in geoscience. Following this he went on to complete a PhD and 2 years of postdoctoral research at Durham University concentrating on investigating using the Re-Os geochronometer to date the age of oil generation and correlate oils to their source. During this time he also carried out research and commercial work in geoarchaeology and economic geology. Alex Joined Origin Analytical in September 2012 and has since carried out a wide variety of roles within the company, including developing new products and setting up the detrital zircon laboratory. He now manages Research and Business development for Origin as well as leasing with our University partners. Alex is also a Honoury Research Associate in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Portsmouth and on the committee of the Extractive Industry Geology Conferences.