Sean Cullen

staff template gsi male Principal Geologist & Project Manager for Seabed Section (Geological Survey Ireland)

Born in South Africa, Sean came to these shores in 1990 and was involved with sail training until heading to Plymouth University to study Hydrography. With many years as a professional yachtsman and commercial tuna fisherman he continued his maritime development with Fugro Survey in the Middle East. He joined the GSI to work on the Irish National Seabed Survey in 2001. In 2006 Sean was promoted to Senior Geologist just as the INFOMAR programme was kicking off. His experience has led to the GSI now owning a dedicated fleet of survey vessels mapping the coastal waters of Ireland and managing a diverse group of scientists.