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Our People

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.



Managing Director


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      



General Manager

Faye has over 30 years’ experience in administration and finance, with extensive involvement in financial oversight of large, ongoing projects.  Working across a range of companies, from niche Management Consulting to National recruitment companies, she has been involved in the design, implementation management and delivery against budget of new business systems. LinkedIn Profile                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     



Logistics Manager

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, programing and assembly of monitoring telemetry systems. LinkedIn Profile                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A G


Environmental Scientist/DataStream Technician

Alex is an environmental scientist who graduated from University in 2013. Alex has been working for HydroTerra since mid-2014 focusing primarily on data management (DataStream), field service support, telemetry installations and product knowledge. Alex has extensive field experience in micro-purge ground water sampling, soil logging/sampling, ground gas monitoring, leachate sampling and dust monitoring. LinkedIn Profile                                                                                                                 




Operations Manager/Field Data Collection 

Daniel is an Environmental Scientist who has had seven years experience working within the Environmental Sector. Daniel has had a great deal of experience managing and completing a number of sampling and monitoring programs at several sites across Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia. As Hydroterra's Field Services/Operations Manager, Daniel is responsible for building strong relationships between HydroTerra and clients who are interested in utilising HydroTerra’s skilled sampling and instrumentation technicians.   LinkedIn Profile          



Business Development Manager

Jared is a Civil and Environmental Engineer with 6 years experience in the contaminated land industry in South Australia and Victoria. Jared currently is part of the management team at HydroTerra with a business development role focussed on building long-term organizational strategic goals, key client relationships and identify business opportunities.
Jared has project managed, coordinated, and reported on site investigations and contamination assessments across Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia for various clients.  LinkedIn Profile



Rental & Workshop Manager

Alexandre Tolotchov is the Rental and Workshop Manager of HydroTerra, this requires him to have a comprehensive knowledge of the rental fleet equipment. Alex has been working for HydroTerra for the past 8 months and since coming to the position increased the amount of work achieved by the department. Specialising in air monitoring equipment, Alex has developed knowledge of all other environmental monitoring solutions and is tasked with visiting customers on a regular basis.                                               



Workshop Technician

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.