Staff profile

Annette Lokier

Technician: Built and Natural Environment


Biology and Zoology, Environmental Science, Geoscience


College of Science and Engineering


School of Built and Natural Environment


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am an environmental technician for the school of built and natural environment. My role incorporates areas of geoscience, environmental sustainability and conservation as well as geographical information systems.

Teaching responsibilities

I demonstrate and assist in laboratory practicals for geology, environmental and biology/zoology courses, particularly concentrating on conveying to students the correct and safe use of scientific equipment and general laboratory techniques. As a qualified field first aider, I frequently assist in field visits and am skilled in many field techniques. 

I teach in the use of Digimap and demonstrate various GIS packages including Idrissi, QGIS and ArcGIS.

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Geological Society of London


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

International experience

I was seconded to Abu Dhabi, UAE for two years while working for Badley Ashton and Associates Ltd and stayed as a WFTGA certified tourist guide for another 14 years.

Additional interests and activities

I volunteer as a guide and custodian at the Sir Henry Jones Museum, Llangernyw, where I am also responsible for the upkeep of two large vegetable plots and help tend the cottage garden.