Bedrock Geosciences is a multidisciplinary consultancy which specialises in the field of radioactive waste management and geological sciences


Dr. Russell Alexander C.V.


Big ImageGeoscientist with more than two decades experience in the field of geological disposal of radioactive waste. Demonstrated abilities in international project management (in over 25 countries worldwide) entailing close collaboration with a wide variety of organisations (commercial, governmental, research labs, mining companies etc.) and the co-ordination and direction of a wide range of personnel in the office, field and laboratory.


Co-author/editor of 3 books and over 150 technical papers, reports etc. on waste disposal, knowledge management, radionuclide retardation, natural analogues, communications and quality management systems.



2006-present                    Bedrock Geosciences


2004-present                    ITC School



1993-present                    NAWG


1990-1998                            Rock-Water Interaction Group, University of Berne


1987-1990                        Paul Scherrer Institute

1985                                   MIT


1984                                   UKDoE


Education/Professional Qualifications

B.Sc.(Hons), Geology, University of Edinburgh, 1980
Ph.D., Marine Chemistry, University of Leeds/Marine Biological Association, 1985
CGeol, EurGeol, CSci

Fellow of the Geological Society of London, member of the European Association of Geochemists and the Swiss Society of Mineralogy and Petrology.



UK citizen, Swiss residence permit.
Native English speaker with fluent German and some French.
Married with four children.

Hobbies? Don’t have the time, but messing around with classic cars, renovating old houses and walking all help the blood pressure.