Ken Glennie, Edinburgh University 1949-1954 (BSc, MSc). Shell International Exploration 1954-1987, serving in New Zealand, Canada, Middle East as well as London & The Hague. DSc Edinburgh (1984). Honorary Lecturer at Aberdeen 1990-1996, Honorary Professor 1996- Member of AGS since 1987. Main interests: Deserts, present & past, North Sea & Middle East (mainly Oman) geology.