The experience and stability of our team is our key asset at Lynx
Dr Charles Hewlett, Managing Director (London) and President (Houston)
Charles is a founder of Lynx, developed Lynx's seismic vectorizing software in the 1980s, and continues to work on innovative geophysical and geospatial software solutions for the industry. Charles is a graduate of Oxford University in physics (MA) and Imperial College, London (PhD) in geophysics.
Gareth Williams, Senior Vice-President, GIS and Business Development (Houston)
Gareth is in charge of marketing and GIS project development for the Americas. He has been involved in developing and building GIS projects in the oil industry for over 10 years. Gareth is a graduate of Royal Holloway College, University of London (BSc Environmental Geochemistry).
Chris Morgan, IT Director (London)
Chris has developed many of Lynx's geophysical and database software suites, and is a graduate of Imperial College London in (MSc Exploration Geophysics). He has worked in the petroleum industry for nearly 20 years.
Gil Hernandez, Operations Manager (Houston)
Gil has a 30-year long experience in the oil industry and has worked in a number of roles in service companies and oil companies in the US. Gil has managed Lynx's Houston operations in scanning, vectorizing, and databasing for 10 years.
Neil Anderton, Data Manager (London)
Neil manages Lynx's well operations, and has been a key proponent for UKOGL since its inception, overseeing the administration of the Library. He has over 25 years industry experience and is a graduate of London University.
Paul Spencer, Senior Production & Seismic Data Manager (London)
Paul is our Production and Seismic Data Manager, based in the London office. He leads and project manages all seismic services in the EAME region, specialising in the synthesis of multi survey E&P data into digital data packages. He has 14 years industry experience, and has a BSc Applied Geology from the University of Plymouth.
Kevin Erfudt, IT Manager (Houston)
Kevin has 15 years experience of planning and implementing IT solutions, seismic scanning and vectorizing. He is based in Houston.
Ben Sayers, Senior GIS Geoscientist / Developer (London)
Ben bridges the gap between GIS, Geoscience and IT with special responsibility for webGIS development. He has a BSc Geography and GIS from the University of Greenwich and has been part of the Lynx team since 2006.
Mark Alldred, Senior Geoscientist (London)
Mark has has a wide experience of seismic data formats, tape transcription, verification and geophysical data management and is responsible for the quality of the data archived in UKOGL. He has over 17 years of industry experience, and is a graduate of Keele University (MSc Computing for Earth Scientists)..
Saul Gonzalez, GIS Geoscientist (Houston)
Saul holds a degree in Geography, with an emphasis on Geotechniques, from the University of Oklahoma, and has been with Lynx for 5 years. He primarily works in GIS geodatabase building, map processing, and maintaining data archives.
Glen Steffey, Geophysical Data Archivist (London)
Glen has over 10 years experience at Lynx working on seismic vectorising, and currently in data transcription and archiving for UKOGL. He has a BSc Geology from Kingston University.
Will Davies, Geophysical Data Processor (London)
Will works in seismic vectorising in London. He has worked at Lynx for 2 years, and graduated from University College London with an MSc Geophysical Hazards.
Christoph Schramm, GIS Developer (London)
Christoph has extensive experience developing mapping websites based on ArcGIS Server. He graduated with a degree in geology from the University of Cologne.
Biljana Dinic Spencer, Technical Assistant (London)
Biljana works in seismic vectorising and scanning projects in London. She is a graduate of Belgrade University and has been working at Lynx since 2001.
May Dickson, Technical Assistant (London)
May works in the GIS department assisting with data management projects and providing in-house GIS services. She is a graduate of Reading University and has been working at Lynx since 2009.
Sean O'Donnell, GIS Geoscientist (London)
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Sean has been a member of the GIS team in London, assisting with data management projects and providing in-house GIS services, since January 2012.
Bernadette Dickson, Accounts (London)
Bernadette manages Lynx's accounts in London
Nery Ruiz, Office Manager/Bookkeeper (Houston)
Nery runs the office and manages Lynx's accounts in Houston. Originally from Miami Florida, Nery is the newest addition to the Houston team coming with 10 years' experience in accounting practices.
Dr Peter Wigley, Non-Executive Director
Peter was a co-founder of Lynx, he has been a consulting geologist since 1972 and has worked in the North Sea, the Mediterranean, Africa, Middle East, China and Malaysia. Peter holds a BSc in Geology and a PhD in Carbonate Sedimentology, both from University College London. He was one of the first geologists to promote the use of GIS in the oil and gas exploration industry. He is also interested in historical geology and has published material on William Smith's (1815) geology map of England and Wales. Peter is currently the Project Director of the AAPG-Datapages DEO-GIS project and also Editor of the Exploration Fabric of Africa Project.