Tim Wells (Chair Person)
Mr. Wells has more than 35 years' experience from the seismic industry. He began his career with Digicon Geophysical in Houston as a Processing Geophysicist and was rapidly promoted to manage their South and North American processing business. Later he moved to Singapore, where he first became Manager of Regional Processing before assuming the role as President for the Asia Pacific Region. He was then involved in the merger with Veritas in 1999 and assumed the role as President and COO for the merged company. In 2007 CGG acquired VeritasDGC and Mr. Wells assumed the role of President of Western Hemisphere for CGGVeritas until he resigned in 2009. Mr. Wells has been a part of the founder team starting the geophysical business of Dolphin Group ASA in 2010. Mr. Wells is a US citizen, with residence in Houston, Texas.
Terje Rogne (Deputy Chair Person)
Terje Rogne is currently chairman at Nokas AS and hold several board positions. From 1994 until 2004, Rogne was Chief Financial Officer of Tandberg ASA. Afterward, he served as the Head of Operations and Investor Relations for Tandberg until 2008. Before his career in Tandberg, Rogne was Finance Director in Kværner AS. He has an MBA from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor of Business degree from the Oslo School of Business Administration.
Eva Kristensen has 20 years of experience from the oil and gas industry delivering equipment, systems and services to oil companies, FPSO suppliers and drilling operators. In addition she has worked four years for the largest IT company in Scandinavia, Atea. She has served as President of Aker Process Systems and Aker Drilling Risers and held various positions in Aker Subsea. Ms. Kristensen is today Managing Director at GE Oil & Gas Nordic. Eva serves as a board member of Teco Maritime ASA and has served as board member of Pertra ASA (now Det Norske oljeselskap ASA), Ementor ASA (now Atea ASA), Kværner Oil Field Products AS (now Aker Subsea) and Kværner Energy AS.
Ms. Nag is a Norwegian citizen and currently lives in Stavanger, Norway. She has a broad business background from different industries. She started her career in the IT business and held various positions in companies as HP, Tandberg and Telia before she was headhunted to start Lyse internet business (Lyse is one of Norway's largest utility companies). In 2006 she took the position as Managing Director for Danish Bank's subsidiary in Stavanger, and in 2009 she assumed the role as Managing Partner for KPMG's audit, law and consulting business in Stavanger. Today she is back working for Lyse in a position as President with responsibility for their entire Telecom business (six daughter companies with a total yearly turnover of NOK 1,5 billion). In addition to serving on the board of Lyse's daughter companies Ms. Nag has previously served on several external boards such as Norsk Hydro, Bjørge, Trolltech, Tandberg Televisjon, Kverneland and Stavanger Aftenblad. Ms. Nag is a Norwegian citizen, with residence in Stavanger.
John Pickard is currently working for Explora Petroleum AS, a start-up oil and gas company backed by private equity investor Warburg Pincus. Explora is focused on exploration and appraisal offshore Norway. John was a co founder of Explora and currently holds the position of CEO. John holds a MA in Geology from Oxford, and is a geophysicist by training. He worked for 31 years with BP, where he has held several technical and managerial positions in the UK, France, Canada and Norway. Prior to starting Explora in 2011 John was a cofounder and VP Exploration with Canamens Limited, a company with assets in North Africa, Kazakhstan and UK.
Olav Vinsand (employee representative)
Olav has been in the seismic industry for more than 25 years. He has held several senior positions both offshore and onshore in different seismic companies, including Geco, Geco-Prakla, Aker Geo, CGG, Wavefield and CGGVeritas. Olav is currently responsible for the Instrumentation department which manages the technical and operational support for Dolphin's seismic observer crews worldwide. Olav is a Norwegian citizen and holds a bachelor degree in electronics from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy.