Mr. Paddy Ranasinghe (M.Sc.)
Paddy is a geologist, botanist and computer scientist with over 45 years of working experience. Amongst all these talents he specialises in analysing petroleum source rocks using reflected white light and fluorescence light microscopy. He had a long association with Prof. Alan Cook at Keiraville Konsultants before his current employment with ERC. He has prepared innumerable consultancy reports for State and Federal Government agencies and private sector hydrocarbon exploration companies. He has provided training in principles of organic petrology and its applications in hydrocarbon exploration , participates in ICCP working groups and co-ordination of accreditation programmes as well as contributes to establishment of ASTM and other international standards.