Lucy joined Cognitive Geology as CTO in April 2019. Before, Lucy was the Chief Technology Officer of RSI, leading the company’s technical group which specialized in the analysis and interpretation of seismic, well log and marine electromagnetic (EM) data and in the integration of these data types for improved reservoir characterization. Lucy has over seventeen 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 controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) methods. 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 recognized world expert in multi-physics methods and was appointed a Society of Exploration Geophysicists honorary lecturer in 2011.
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Luke is a geologist with over 15 years international oilfield experience across various technical and management roles. Luke began his career in Australia as a research scientist, before joining Chevron Australia in 2005. Within Chevron, Luke’s technical ability and business acumen had him leading the Southern Africa Strategic Business unit reservoir management team by the age of 30, comprising petrophysicists, geophysicists, geologists and data management professionals.
Luke left Chevron to develop his own opportunities, eventually founding and seed funding Cognitive Geology in Scotland, with the intention of developing pragmatic software solutions to pain points he encountered in his career.
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A specialist in scaling engineering teams, Eileen joins the Cognitive team to help take us from startup to global supplier. Eileen was instrumental in helping grow the teams at Skyscanner and Fanduel, and also spent time with ThoughtWorks - the leading agile delivery services company - helping their clients evolve engineering teams.
Eileen uses here coaching skills in helping develop people and teams, and believes in balancing growth with the ever present delivery demands on the engineering team.