Stratford Geo (or Stratford Geoservices Ltd) is a contract service provider based in Ireland. The company was set up in 2014 to provide flexible contract geological services to the exploration and mining sectors internationally and has conducted projects across Europe and Africa, specifically in the fields of 3D geological modelling and data visualisation (training scientists; project assistance; designing workflows, integrating processes and augmenting problem-solving capabilities; science communications) and in field management (drilling programmes).
James Stratford, Ph.D, PGeo, EurGeol.
Professionally a fully accredited economic geologist (PGeo, Institute of Geologists of Ireland; EurGeol, European Federation of Geologists), James offers >10 years of experience on exploration and resource projects in orogenic gold, copper, nickel-bearing systems and kimberlite clusters in Europe, Australia and Africa, including roles in the Zambian Copperbelt, Birimian of West Africa and the Irish-Scottish Caledonides with junior, mid-tier and major companies.
During his PhD, James pursued experiments on the trace element geochemistry of gold-associated sulphides in orogenic systems using Laser Ablation ICP-MS, EDS/EDX, SEM, and other microscopic techniques as a student of Assistant Prof. Dr. Sean McClenaghan (formerly of the University of New Brunswick) at Trinity College Dublin and iCRAG (the Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences).