Professor Denys Brunsden OBE, DSc; FKC (Emeritus Professor, King’s College, London), is a geomorphologist specialising in landslides and coastal erosion and is the founder of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

Former President of the British Society of Geomorphology, Geographical Association and International Association of Geomorphologists, Denys was also the first Chairman of the Dorset Coast Forum.  He proposed the Dorset and East Devon Coast for World Heritage Site and worked with Malcolm Turnbull, Tim Badman and many others to achieve this and to write the scientific case.  In 2010 Denys was awarded the RH Worth Prize of the Geological Society for this work and had previously received the William Smith and Glossop Medal awards from the Society.

Deny’s was Trustees of the Jurassic Coast Trust until 2017, when he stepped back to become a Patron.

Prof Denys Brunsden (Patron)