What is your position or role in the DESI project?
Formerly the Bright Galaxy Survey (BGS) and Cosmosim co-chair. I am currently a Membership Committee co-chair.
Where were you born? Where do you live now?
UK (North West). Durham.
What do you do as part of DESI?
A lot of Membership committee admin! I am also exploiting the BGS with Durham students and postdocs to get new constraints on the galaxy dark matter connection and galaxy formation in general.
What excites/interests you most about DESI?
The mix of technological advances that make it possible, the amazing data, and the talented collaborators.
Any advice for an aspiring scientist?
Do what you find most interesting!
What is the most interesting or exciting thing about your job?
Working with young enthusiastic scientists.
What do you do for fun?
Seeing new places, hiking, playing pool!
If you weren’t a scientist, what would be your dream job?
It is my dream job.