Dr Ken Scally MSc FRSC
Dr Ken Scally is an International Environmental Forensic Chemist with over 26 years of experience in petroleum hydrocarbon analysis and forensic data interpretation, analytical chemistry, and quality management.
Dr Scally acted as the Forensic Chemistry expert for the damage assessment program on the Gulf of Mexico, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; the largest accidental marine oil spill in history and the largest National Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) in US history.
He specialises in chemical composition and interpretation of petroleum hydrocarbons in terrestrial and marine environments. Dr Scally has a detailed understanding of oil chemistry, degradation pathways, aging, and source correlation indicators.
He has participated in environmental forensic conferences worldwide and has lectured graduate and undergraduate courses in Environmental Forensics as an invited lecturer at academic institutes in Ireland and the UK.
Dr Scally has extensive experience in laboratory Quality Assurance/Quality Control Management with his involvement as a technical laboratory assessor for commercial laboratories and regulatory bodies across Europe.