Emer has 19 years’ experience in the energy industry working internationally as a Geoscientist specialising in reservoir interpretation, structural and property modelling. Emer has held roles in technical consulting, business development and Portfolio Management; ranging from daily technical operation support to advising on corporate-level geoscience strategy. Recently Emer has transitioned into sustainability; assessing how geoscientists can help shape and influence society, economic systems and the environment. Her focus areas are advancing solutions for the energy transition, social acceptance of the extractive industry and achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals – collaborating with industry, academia & professional societies.
Emer works for iCRAG, a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre in Applied Geosciences. We are a team of researchers creating solutions for a sustainable society. iCRAG develops innovative science and technologies to better understand the Earth’s past, present, and future and how people are connected to it, driving research in areas that are critical to society, the environment and the economy.
Emer volunteers with a range of energy and geoscience professional societies to augment action on sustainability within the sector and with the broader geoscience discipline and is currently on the committee for the EAGE GET21 Energy Transition Conference, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and SPE Gaia Sustainability programs.