Our core competency in facilitation of knowledge and technology transfer is only achieved through the quality of our people.
HydroTerra’s staff include technology experts (electronic engineers and technicians) combined with applied scientists and engineers (Hydrogeologists, environmental scientists/engineers). This unique blend of experience and expertise allows us to provide a high level of advice in monitoring system design.
Richard is the Company founder. Richard has been a geologist, hydrogeologist and environmental scientist for more than 25 years. In recent times Richard has focussed on monitoring technologies and how these can be applied to improving operational and compliance efficiencies. Richard has significant experience in environmental and regulatory compliance requirements having worked in the areas of EPA Auditing, landfill, mining, coal seam gas, catchment management, contaminated sites, effluent irrigation, agriculture, aquatic environments and many more. Richard has significant experience in monitoring system design and implementation. LinkedIn Profile
Graeme has over 30 years of international & local experience in business administration, planning & forecasting, budgeting, IT, data analysis and project management. He has worked for large multinational industrial companies as well as local environmental consultancies. Graeme has held national operational roles in logistics management and been a project manager in large scale IT implementations.
Senior Project Engineer
Yik is a controls engineer with 18 years’ experience specialising in automated process design and controls, system integration and factory automation. Yik has been working for HydroTerra for the past 2 years as a senior project engineer, specialising in the design, programming and assembly of monitoring telemetry systems. LinkedIn Profile
Kyle has 4-years’ experience in the water industry as an aquaculture and field data technician. Through this he gained invaluable experience in field data analysis, report documentation, water quality analysis and technical water monitoring equipment. Since starting with Hydroterra in 2018, Kyle has gained experience in groundwater, landfill gas, leachate sampling, reporting and data analysis and is currently completing further study in Environmental Management. As Sales Manager for Hydroterra, he has developed a strong knowledge and understanding of all monitoring equipment to meet clients needs.
Michelle Canton is the Operational Manager, with a hydrogeology and management background. Michelle has more than 10 years’ experience in environmental team management. Michelle has graduated in geology in Brazil and has joined HydroTerra’s team in 2016. Michelle also has the expertise to managing projects with potential and contaminated land, including field data collection such as surface, groundwater, soil and gas sampling, management of data on specific software.
Environmental Services Manager
Matthew brings to the project 22 years of experience in the environmental services industry. Over his career he has worked across many facets of industry, including as a Consultant, Victorian Government employee and now as a Contractor. This unique experience enables Matthew to intimately understand the needs of the various stakeholders and how to deliver the best outcome for its clients.
Matthew was the Manager of the Environmental Services team at Ventia and responsible for overseeing all operational activities delivered by the Division. The Environmental Services Division comprised the delivery of remediation, environmental monitoring, Occupational Health and Hygiene and data management services. Matthew’s responsibilities included staff safety, business planning, financial management, staff training and development and client management.
Rental & Workshop Manager
John Guo is the Rental and Workshop Manager of HydroTerra, and has extensive experience in electrical engineering.
Ryan is an Electronics technician who has had several years’ experience working with environmental monitoring equipment. Since starting work with HydroTerra in March 2012, Ryan has had hands on experience working on the installation of a number of environmental monitoring systems. As HydroTerra’s workshop technician Ryan is able to repair and troubleshoot any unexpected fault during sampling or installation.