Board of directors

Adrian Loader

Director

Jeffrey Largier

Non-Executive Director

Stephen Tobin

Non-Executive Director

Greg Dunlop

Non-Executive Director

Terrex Seismic Board of Directors

Our team

Dave Stegemann

Dave Stegemann

Chief Executive Officer

Dave is Terrex Seismic’s CEO and is a highly regarded industry leader with over 25 years’ experience in the global seismic exploration industry. Dave specialises in successfully managing complex project-based organisations and possesses the expertise and resilience to lead in a demanding and ever-changing business environment without compromising the highest levels of safety management, business integrity and corporate responsibility and diversity.

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Chris Kneipp

Chris Kneipp

Chief Financial Officer

Chris joined Terrex Seismic in 2018 and is our CFO and Company Secretary. In this position, Chris is responsible for the overall financial strategy and direction of Terrex. Having worked as a senior accounting and financial management executive over the past 12 years in both major global organisations and high growth ASX listed companies he is passionate about organisational change and always leads from the front.

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Leeton McHugh

Leeton McHugh

Chief Operating Officer

Leeton is Terrex Seismic’s COO and one of our foundation team members. Having worked across HSE, Operations, and Business Development within Terrex over the past 20 years he understands every facet of our organisation. With an unwavering passion for operational excellence and continuous innovation Leeton’s experience and leadership is focused on developing and delivering technology-driven business services and solutions and providing outstanding client service.

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Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson

Head of Business Development

Aaron heads up our Business Development Group at Terrex Seismic. Possessing extensive experience in sales and marketing across a number of industries Aaron is passionate about providing value to our clients through consultative engagement and the delivery of outcome focused solutions to all who engage with Terrex.

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Megan Nightingale

Megan Nightingale

Business Development Geophysicist

Megan is a Business Development Geophysicist with Terrex Seismic and is the Secretary for the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG). With extensive experience in 2D/3D seismic planning and interpretation Megan provides our clients with invaluable insights into how to best meet their seismic exploration objectives.

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Ben Shave

Ben Shave

Business Development Operations Advisor

Ben Shave as Operations Advisor in our Business Development team brings to the role a wealth of knowledge and experience in operations, resourcing, and logistics from his 20 years of working globally on onshore and offshore seismic surveys. Ben is a keen advocate of operational integrity and brings a wealth of practical knowledge to the team.

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Richard Barnwell

Richard Barnwell

Senior Geophysicist

Richard is Terrex Seismic’s Senior Geophysicist. In addition to leading the geophysical integrity of our seismic designs Richard is also responsible for managing our in-field processing department. With over 25 years’ experience in industry Richard is highly proficient in working with a wide range of data acquisition and processing techniques and ensures that the geophysical objectives of seismic remain centre stage when planning client surveys.

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Sean Breaker

Sean Breaker

HSE Manager

Sean is responsible for all things HSE at Terrex Seismic. Having gained broad experience across various industries including transport, construction, government, gas and oil, and mining he is steadfast in his belief that a safe work environment requires buy-in of safety practices and systems at all levels within an organisation.

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Richard Barnes

Richard Barnes

Senior Operations Manager

Richard “Dicko” has an extensive 2D & 3D onshore seismic career spanning over 35 years. As Operations Manager for Terrex Seismic since 2004, Richard is a well respected and crucial member of the team. With extensive experience domestically and abroad, Richard has a deep operational understanding of all aspects of acquiring onshore seismic surveys.

Terry Ernst

Terry Ernst

Operations Manager

Terry “Scoota” is a well respected, passionate member of the management team at Terrex Seismic. Having worked in numerous roles within Terrex Seismic since 2002 he is experienced, results oriented, and prides himself on ensuring our field based operations are managed to budget in a safe and efficient manner.

Martin Quilty

Martin Quilty

Operations Manager

Martin joined Terrex Seismic in 2018 as an Operations Manager. Having worked in seismic for over 15 years in several locations around the world Martin is an operational and transformation leader with significant onshore and offshore seismic industry experience. He is highly analytical and possesses excellent communication skills.

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Jim Cagney

Jim Cagney

Survey Manager

Jim is responsible for all Surveying and Positioning efforts within Terrex Seismic. With a degree in Surveying and over 15 years progressive experience in industry Jim is an integral part of the operational team at Terrex Seismic and provides invaluable leadership and insight into the integrity of our operational efforts.

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