Dr David Giles

Dr David Giles

BSc (Hons) PhD CGeol FGS FHEA

Technical Director

Godalming, Surrey

Tel: 01483 310600

Dr David Giles is CGL’s Technical Director with over 35 years’ of experience in academia and the Engineering Geology and Geotechnics industry. His experience includes 28 years lecturing and researching in Engineering Geology in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Portsmouth.

Principal areas of expertise and experience includes glacial and periglacial engineering geology, engineering geomorphology, landslides and slope stability, contaminated land, hazard and risk, geohazard management and remediation, spatial data modelling and geographical information systems, geostatistical techniques, remote sensing and image analysis. He is particularly interested in computer modelling with a PhD in Computer-Based Modelling and Analysis in Engineering Geology.

Dr Giles is an active member of the Engineering Group of the Geological Society of London, a past Chair and an active member of Geological Society Working Parties including UK Geological Hazards, which he chairs and the Engineering Geology and Geomorphology of Glaciated and Periglaciated Terrains.

“After my long career in academia I am really excited by the opportunity to work with CGL bringing my experience into professional practice and contributing to developing the growing application of earth observation data for ground engineering and investigation.”