Our Team

Delivering for you

BCL’s staff have benefited from decades of experience working within the quarrying industry. All staff hold an undergraduate honours degree in geological / environmental sciences. All principal staff hold Masters Degrees in relevant subjects.

BCL’s unique and extensive industry experience coupled with their academic background underpins the provision of practical and professional advice.

Paul Burfitt

Principal Hydrogeologist & Director

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Geophysics. University of Liverpool (1992). M.Sc. Hydrogeology, University of Birmingham (1997)

BCL Experience: 20+ Years

Industry Experience: 28+ Years

Henry Lister

Principal Hydrogeologist & Director

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, Plymouth University (1992). M.Sc. Groundwater Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1993)

BCL Experience: 20+ Years

Industry Experience: 28+ Years

Peter Simpson

Principal Hydrogeologist & Director

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science, University of Birmingham (2007). M.Sc. Hydrogeology, University of Birmingham (2011).

BCL Experience: 15+ Years

Industry Experience: 15+ Years

Name: Matthew Clewes

Position: Hydrogeologist

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, University of Derby (2019). M.Sc. Hydrogeology, University of Birmingham (2021)

BCL Experience: 2+ Years

Industry Experience: 3+ Years

Name: Gavinder Meetca

Position: Senior Hydrogeologist

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, Cardiff University (2017). M.Sc. Hydrogeology, University of Birmingham (2018)

BCL Experience: 6+ Years

Industry Experience: 6+ years

Name: Mafalda Luciano

Position: Field Technician

Qualifications: B.Sc. Geology, University of Coimbra (2013).

BCL Experience: 1+ Years

Industry Experience: 1+ Years



Name: Thomas Herbert

Position: Senior Field Technician

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, University of Birmingham (2016)

BCL Experience: 3+ Years

Industry Experience: 3+ Years

Name: Thomas Dixon

Position: Hydrogeologist

Qualifications: M.Geol. (Hons) Geology, Plymouth University (2013).  M.Sc. Hydrogeology University of Birmingham (2023)

BCL Experience: 10+ Years

Industry Experience: 10+ Years

Name: Alex Crane

Position: Field Technician

Qualifications: B.Sc. Physical Geography, University of Reading (2021)

BCL Experience: 1+ years

Industry Experience: 3+ years