Peter Wigley is a Cornishman from the southwest tip of the UK. He received a BSc in Geology from University College London (1969) and a PhD in Carbonate Sedimentology (1972). In 1973 he joined ERICO, a geological consulting company started by Paul McDaniel, and worked on numerous geological projects in the North Sea, Africa, the Mediterranean, China and the Middle East. When ERICO was sold in 1984 he stayed on for 5 years as Managing Director. In 1991 he left to become an independent consultant working on a number of limited partners projects in Africa and the Middle East. In 1995 he joined Lynx Information System, a company he jointly founded with Charlie Hewlett, and is currently a Director of the company. He is also a board member of AAPG-Datapages. Peter, is married with two daughters and currently lives in Devon. Outside geology he is interested in opera and classic sports cars.