“Turning up the Heat! – Innovation in the Development and Delivery of the UK’s Deep Geothermal Resources”
with Mike Collins Senior Geologist and Project Manager at Arup

Speaker Profile

Mike is a chartered geoscience specialist in the Arup Geotechnics group in Scotland. Having been involved in and leading a variety of marine ground investigation projects both in the UK and Europe he has gained specialist knowledge in geotechnical subjects such as offshore drilling engineering and marine piling installation and underwater pile tension testing.

Mike has also worked as an engineering geologist for a site investigation contractor and has developed a strong reputation for delivery and quality with both marine drilling contractors and clients.

Mike manages Arup’s Scotland and North East (SNE) region geothermal projects working with joint venture partner Geothermal Engineering Ltd. Amongst the projects he has been invoved in are:-

Walney & Burbo Bank Offshore Windfarm Extensions (Irish Sea)
Port of Leith, Edinburgh
V&A Museum, Dundee
Fehmarnbaelt Fixed Link (Denmark & Germany)
Forth Replacement Crossing
2b Energy Windfarm development, Firth of Forth