Leigh Rigg was appointed CEO of HiSeis in May 2020. He has a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne, and an impressive history of growing businesses through the use of creative strategies to accomplish ambitious business goals, while also delivering world class operations.
Leigh has 20 years of experience in a variety of senior managerial roles the fields of engineering, mining, oil & gas and emerging technologies. Prior to joining HiSeis as CEO, he was COO of MPC Kinetic working alongside the Executive leadership team to position the business for growth and prosperity. Other positions Leigh has held are as CEO of Kinetic Services Group, New Technology Manager at Schlumberger HQ, and Wireline Vice President of Europe & Africa.
Leigh has substantial experience working in both Australia and Internationally where he has managed large scale operations with manpower in excess of 2000 people and revenue in excess of $1.2billion.
Rebecca Moylan was appointed Chief Financial Officer of HiSeis in October 2019 and appointed Company Secretary from 18 February 2020. Rebecca has over 20 years’ in senior finance roles across a broad range of industries including listed and unlisted companies.
Prior to joining HiSies, Rebecca was a CFO and Company Secretary at Gindalbie Metals Ltd. Rebecca is a Certified Practising Accountant.
Greg has a Bachelor of Earth Science, BSc(Hons) 1987 from Monash University. He has also completed doctoral studies at Macquarie University being awarded a PhD in 1994. Prior to joining HiSeis, Greg was Geoscience Manager at WMCs Technology Group and he was also a co-founder of geophysical services company, Geoforce.
Greg has been a Principal Geophysicist and Director of New Business Development at HiSeis prior to his appointment to the position of General Manager Technical Services.
Damien Kenworthy is our General Manager of Business Development. He comes to HiSeis with over 15 years in the mining industry. His working life in mining started in blue collar roles underground in Western Australia at Lake Johnston, Golden Grove and Marvel Loch operations where he developed a good understanding of the mining process and importance of teamwork and safety.
Since his time underground in the early 2000’s Damien has had the opportunity to travel, work and develop client relationships in many countries across the world. His role at Golder as Business Development leader for the mining region of EMEA and APAC enabled him to develop a global network in the mining industry which he utilise’s on a daily basis. His time at Golder also formed the backbone of his understanding of geology, geotechnical, geophysics and hydrogeology disciplines giving him a strong platform to begin his role at HiSeis.
Damien’s experience in relationship building at all levels and valuable experience in strategic management and development of top tier accounts which he brings to the HiSeis executive team.
Geoff Dunn has a Bachelor of Science, BSc (Hons) in Geophysics from Monash University. Geoff joined HiSeis in 2018 as a Project Manager overseeing 2D and 3D seismic surveys throughout Australia and Africa.
Geoff brings with him a wealth of knowledge in terrestrial and marine seismic acquisition from a 25-year-long career in seismic operations. Prior to joining HiSeis, Geoff was Senior Geophysicist and then Acquisition Geophysicist at Terrex Seismic, Schlumberger and Coffey. He also has experience in Falcon airborne gravity gradionmetry from his time at BHP.
Jeremy Smith was appointed General Manager of Technology and Transformation in 2020 having managed Technical Operations at HiSeis since the commercialisation of the company from Curtin University in 2009. Jeremy’s history at HiSeis has seen him design and execute seismic programs throughout a vast range of environments throughout Australia, Europe, North America, South America and Africa, developing a depth of experience in Vibroseis, Explosive and Novel seismic techniques.
Jeremy is passionate about technology driven solutions to the world’s biggest issues and is actively involved with Perth’s technology start-up scene. Prior to his role at HiSeis, Jeremy worked in seismic processing at Fugro Seismic Imaging.
Neil Warburton is a qualified mining engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in gold and nickel development and mining. He has previously held senior executive positions with Barminco Limited and most recently as a non-executive director of Australian Mines Limited, Sirius Resources NL, Peninsular Energy Limited, Namibian Copper Limited and non-executive chairman of Red Mountain Mining Ltd and Coolgardie Minerals Ltd.
He is currently the non-executive Chairman of Flinders Mines Ltd and non-executive director of IGO. Neil joined HiSeis as a non-executive director in 2014 and was appointed Chairman in April 2018.
Don Pridmore has a PhD in Geophysics and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Don has a wealth of experience in the Mining Industry and has worked as an exploration geologist (1971-72) and Chief Geophysicist at World Geoscience Corporation (1987-94).
He was a Founder and CEO of Intierra Business Intelligence (2000-2010) and CEO of HiSeis (2010-2016). He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was appointed as a non-executive director of HiSeis in February 2019.
Donald has worked in a number of executive roles with listed entities in mining & industrial services and is skilled in the areas of Strategy, Business Planning, Operations Management and Continuous Improvement. Earlier in his career, he worked in management positions for large consulting companies, focusing on energy and mining clients.
David McCleery is a founder and a Non-Executive Chairman of Kinetic IT. Since 1995, Kinetic IT has become a leading enterprise solution provider, servicing large and complex environments across industry sectors including government, corporate resources and utilities.
Kinetic IT has grown steadily year on year and currently employs in excess of 1,400 staff across Australia with turnover greater than $200 m pa and growing. Mr McCleery established and successfully chaired DMT energy Pty Ltd an energy trading business; steering the company from an idea in 2008 through to an established business and finally the successful sale to an International NASDAQ listed company in 2010, providing outstanding returns to investors and bond holders.