An expert in geological mapping, mineral exploration, Earth science and research, Leonard Cecil Cranfield serves as a senior geologist and geological consultant for Cranfield Geological Services International Pty Ltd. The mining and energy company provides geological services, mining and metals, and energy services. Mr. Cranfield draws on his knowledge in mapping minerals, surveying, mineral resources, coal engineering, geotourism and engineering geology to consult in all areas of geology. He also handles project management of local, national and international significance. He has worked in Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and Queensland, Australia.
Mr. Cranfield has an extensive background in the sciences with excellent mentors who offered great career advice. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geology and chemistry, as well as a bachelor’s degree in geography and languages from the University of Queensland. He subsequently went on to receive a Master of Science in geology, remote sensing, geophysics and databases from James Cook University. Passionate about geology, he has become an active member of the Geological Society of Australia and Mining Advisory Council.