Founded in 2012 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, Acoustic Data is a private equity-backed oilfield services technology company recognised as a leader in cost-effective wireless downhole monitoring solutions. The company’s proprietary SonicGauge™ System uses next-generation acoustic telemetry to transmit real-time data to surface in order to monitor oil and gas well and reservoir performance across a wide range of applications. The flexible and configurable system can be deployed on tubing or retrofitted through tubing using their patented high expansion gauge hanger via well intervention. The company is backed by Energy Growth Momentum, a London-based growth capital investor.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mike is an experienced Chairman and Director with over 40 years in oil & gas exploration and production. He held many senior corporate positions within Schlumberger including President of Rig Management with the responsibility for rigs contracted by IPM and for the equity participation in rig joint ventures. More recently he was the Director of Songa Offshore, advisor to several Private Equity funds, and Chairman and Investor in Navetas Energy Management until its sale in 2017. He is a British citizen who resides in UK.
CEO | Co-Founder
Mark is an Australian Petroleum Engineer who has over 35 years of global experience in oil & gas exploration and production. He envisioned the SonicGauge™ System in the early 1990s and guided it to a commercial reality in recent years. He is experienced in financial markets, investor relations, general management, project and production operations management, production technology, reservoir engineering, and well site operations. He has particular experience in the CIS and is fluent in the Russian language.
CMO | Co-Founder
Jesse is a finance and marketing professional with over 10 years of international experience in investment banking and oilfield services. Co-founding Acoustic Data in 2012, he has led all of the company’s commercial strategy and capital raising efforts; successfully closing an US$8mm growth capital investment in 2018. He is an Australian and New Zealand citizen who holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Canterbury. He has particular experience in LATAM and is fluent in the Spanish language.
EGM | Partner
John is a growth capital investor, investing in high-growth private companies in the energy sector. He is a founding member of Energy Growth Momentum LLP and holds several non-executive roles in operating companies. Prior to EGM, he worked at Simmons & Company and Lime Rock Partners where he played a key role in analyzing and monitoring oilfield service and E&P investment opportunities in Europe and internationally. He holds a MA Joint Honours in Economics and International Relations and a Corporate Finance Diploma from ICAEW and CISI.
EGM | Partner
Adeeb is a growth capital investor, investing in high-growth private companies in the energy sector. He is a founding member of Energy Growth Momentum LLP and holds several non-executive roles in operating companies. Prior to EGM, he worked in Corporate Finance at Simmons & Company where he established the company's offices in both Norway and the United Arab Emirates. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is fluent in the English, French and Arabic languages.
Bob is a former UBS M&A Investment Banker with extensive experience bootstrapping successful startups. He has guided several international businesses in a variety of sectors from concept to reality. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is currently based in the USA. He is fluent in the Spanish language.
Arabella is a print and digital media marketing specialist who previously worked for the UK’s largest independently-owned regional media company. She is an editorial contributor in the UK and has extensive experience in developing and implementing high-impact customer acquisition campaigns as well as developing multi-channel go-to-market strategies for large corporations.