Management and Board- Company
Richard Charles Cooper, Executive Chairman
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. Richard is also a non-executive Director of the privately held company Terraspark Geosciences, L.L.C.
Dr. Lucy Margaret MacGregor, Chief Technology Officer
Lucy MacGregor is currently the Chief Technology Officer of RSI, and leads the company’s technical group which specialises in the analysis and interpretation of seismic, well log and marine EM data and in the integration of these data types for improved reservoir characterisation. 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 recognised world expert in CSEM methods and was appointed an SEG honourary 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.
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
Keith Geddes Lough, Non-executive director
Keith has an MA in economics from Edinburgh University, a Masters in finance from London Business School and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has over 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas and energy industries including recent appointments as Finance Director, British Energy plc, Chief Financial Officer, Hurricane Hydrocarbons (now PetroKazakhstan, Inc) and MD Europe & North Africa for LASMO plc. He is currently Chief Executive of Composite Energy Limited, a private-equity funded energy company.