International Operations Director , Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
Philipp Schmidt-Thomé forms part of the Technical Partner (TP) team to the Saudi Arabian Regional Geology Programme (RGP). He holds a PhD in Geology, his background is Geography, soil science and geology (MSc), and a postgraduate in hydrogeology and engineering Geology. He has over 25 years of experience in managing and supervising projects on various geoscientific topics on four continents. Since 2016 he leads the international cooperation at GTK. Philipp is an adjunct professor at the Universities of Helsinki, Alicante and UKM Malaysia and a regular lecturer at the Aalto University (Finland).