Richard is a graduate from the University of Liverpool in UK with an honours degree in geophysics. He joined Digicon (which became Veritas and now CGGVeritas) in 1979 and held a variety of positions in data-processing, research, marketing and management in UK, Australia, Singapore and US. He joined CogniSeis Development in 1993 and spent two years as managing director of the EAME division, before returning to Houston as CogniSeis President and COO. Following the sale of CogniSeis to Paradigm, Richard founded Rock Solid Images in 1998 and served as CEO and director until the sale of Rock Solid Images to OHM in 2007. Richard is currently CEO of RSI, and is based in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Lucy MacGregor
Chief Technology Officer
Lucy is currently the Chief Technology Officer of RSI, and leads the company’s technical group which specializes in the analysis and interpretation of seismic, well log and marine EM data and in the integration of these data types for improved reservoir characterization. Lucy has ten years experience in developing and delivering new technology to the oil and gas industry, and has particular expertise in intellectual property protection and strategy.
Lucy has a PhD from the University of Cambridge for research in the field of CSEM and over 16 years’ experience in marine EM surveying and its application to the detection and characterisation of fluids in the earth. Following her PhD she was a Green Scholar at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography working on marine electromagnetic methods, before returning to Cambridge as a Leverhulme Trust/Downing College research fellow. In 2000 she moved to the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton as an NERC research fellow to continue her work on marine CSEM methods, before co-founding OHM in June 2002 and joining the company as its CTO. She is a recognized world expert in CSEM methods and was appointed an SEG honorary lecturer in 2011.
Robert Ian Auckland
Chief Financial Officer
Bob was previously Financial Director and Company Secretary of J W Holdings Limited where he was for 12 years. Bob has extensive experience in financial and general management with a proven track record of integrating acquisitions, balance sheet management and building value for shareholders through a period of change. Bob is a chartered accountant having qualified with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, and has a BCom degree from Edinburgh University.
Chief Operating Officer
Anthony has a BSc in Geophysics from the University of Liverpool and a PhD in Marine Geophysics and Rock Physics from the University of Cambridge, UK. He has gained a combination of geophysical, commercial and managerial experience from over 10 years in the geophysical services industry.
He joined London based business strategy consultancy firm, Halogen, in 2000. Then joined OHM, a Marine CSEM data acquisition and processing company, at its inception in 2002. He held a variety of roles in OHM from technical through to business development, regional management and ultimately as CEO of OHM ltd, from 2011 to 2012. Anthony is currently Chief Operating Officer of RSI, and is based in London, UK.
Gareth graduated from the University of Keele, UK in 1978 with a Joint Honours degree in Geology and Geomorphology. In the same year he joined Digicon Geophysical as a seismic processing geophysicist. After a number of assignments with dedicated seismic processing centers in the UK, Nigeria, The Netherlands and the USA, Gareth was appointed manager of a dedicated seismic processing centre for O.G.D.C. in Islamabad Pakistan. Following the formation of CogniSeis Development in 1989, he was named Manager and ultimately Vice President of Far East Operations in Singapore where he remained until May 1998. In June 1998 he accepted the position of Vice President of Services and Sales for the Discovery Bay Company in Houston. Since co-founding Rock Solid Images in November 1998, Gareth has occupied a number of senior management roles culminating in his appointment as President in 2012.