Kristof Verner is an expert on magma emplacement and structural geology at the CGS, Prague, Czech Republic. He is a field oriented researchers who studies structural geology and tectonics, emplacement of magmatic rocks and the interplay between magmatic and tectonic processes. His direct IRES mentoring expertise include the application AMS, electron backscatter diffraction methods, petrology of magmatic rocks, and geological mapping of the magmatic complexes and high-grade rocks. His experience and expertise will provide strong support to the IRES students in linking the measured AMS fabrics with the rock petrography and interpreting the data. He is the current President of the Czech Geological Society.