Our team includes instrumentation engineers, environmental scientists, environmental engineers, hydrogeologists, technicians and project managers, not to mention our professional services team.
A mixed blend of age, gender, race and capabilities ensures our approach is always multi-dimensional with innovation a key driver.
Richard Campbell is the company founder. Richard has been a geologist, hydrogeologist and environmental scientist for more than 25 years. In recent times Richard has focused 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.
Business Development Manager & Principal Monitoring Services
Steve Dudgeon recently joined HydroTerra. Steve has extensive technical experience in soil and water management, assessment and modelling. His specialist skills lie in soils survey assessment and modelling, hydrology, storage reliability and irrigation demand modelling, nutrient and water balance modelling, farm and storage survey (RTK, Drone and Hydro), IoT sensor development and connectivity (NBIoT, LEO and GEO Satellite), erosion and sediment control, waterway health assessment and stability rehabilitation, water quality and stormwater management and modelling and project and business management. Steve holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Canberra where he majored in Soil & Water. He has more than 32 years of professional experience.
Nadine McCann has 20 years experience in Finance and Accounts and is always looking to improve Hydroterra's Accounts processes to improve efficiencies in Business Services.
Troy Thompson joined HydroTerra in 2023 and has over 25 years of experience in the environmental monitoring field. Starting his career taking wastewater samples, Troy moved into flow monitoring where we worked as a field hydrographer across Australia, NZ, Hong Kong, Singapore and the USA installing and operating a range of sensors, data loggers and telemetry systems before working as a data analyst. Troy has significant experience managing projects and field teams with a big focus on safety having completed thousands of confined space entries. Troy’s focus is on ensuring the best experience for HydroTerra’s staff and customers by providing the correct technology solutions and support.
Andrew has over three decades of commercial experience including eight years of operating his own business in the environmental remediation sector. With degree qualifications in agricultural science and business, Andrew spent most of his career in agribusiness gaining experience in international trade, distribution, manufacturing, R&D and consulting. Executive roles have included general management, commercial operations, business development and project management. Andrew’s part time role with HydroTerra includes project management of agricultural projects and the establishment of distribution agreements with suppliers.
Product Sales Manager
Richard has been involved in the environmental services industry for more than 20 years. He has worked extensively with environmental dust monitoring equipment, weather equipment and occupational health and hygiene solutions. He has performed a variety of roles including Key Account Manager, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, Sales Engineer, Dealer Manager and Sales Coordinator. With a background in electronic engineering, Richard’s key focus is sharing a high level of product technical knowledge with customers. Helping customers to find the best solution to their needs, is a key driver for Richard.
Senior Project Engineer
Yik has 25 years’ experience in automated process design and controls, remediation system design, PLC/SCADA/HMI system design and programming. Yik also has extensive experience in environmental monitoring and sensor technologies, remote telemetry system design/integration, field installations, commissioning and maintenance of automated environmental monitoring systems, data acquisition and reporting, web-based data management platforms and technical support.
He is skilled within project management, highly experienced in manufacturing industries and system integrations, and experienced in leading teams of engineers as well as technical staff members.
Rental & Workshop Manager
John has been with HydroTerra since 2017. Over his career he has worked as Instrument Technician, Electrical Engineer, Application Engineer and Project Manager. With the background of electrical engineering, John is keen to share product technical knowledge with the clients. As the Rental & Workshop Manager, John’s focus is to deliver the best service to the clients and undertake the troubleshooting with his extensive technical skillset.
Principal Monitoring Services
Steve has 40 years instrumentation experience to his name and brings not only a wealth of knowledge but also an adaptable and collaborative approach to HydroTerra. He has previously worked in a variety of areas, including, instrumentation and telemetry, marine technologies, and automation and industrial control. Steve is a great asset to the team as Principal Monitoring Services.
While a relative newbie to the environmental services space, Bridget Tomkins has an impressive career in marketing, event management, partnerships and business strategy across multiple sectors, enabling her to bring a new approach to HydroTerra. Bridget specialises in written communications, relationship management and project management with a creative bent. As a business owner and director for nearly two decades, Bridget believes in strong systems and processes and that collaboration is key for success.
Dominic has over 5 years of field work experience in the use and installation of environmental monitoring equipment. With tertiary qualifications in chemistry and
environmental management, Dominic is working to deliver HydroTerra’s field monitoring programs and ensuring that instrumentation is well maintained and providing high quality data.
Ture holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science – Geoscience. While new to the environmental monitoring industry when he joined the HydroTerra team at the start of 2022, Ture brings a passion for the environment and a drive to preserve our natural resources.
You could say that Ruben Andersen was born to be an environmental scientist, having been immersed in the ways of field sampling and monitoring from a very young age by his ecologist parents. Since then, Ruben has completed a Bachelor of Environmental Science and a Master of Environment, specialising in Environmental Science.
Ruben began his professional career as an intern with the Victorian EPA Water Sciences Unit, working with water quality data from the state’s major catchment areas to produce a yearly reporting tool. More recently, Ruben has been working in Darwin gaining both in-field and report writing experience at EcOz and working as a Research Assistant at the Charles Darwin University.
Gleidson holds a bachelor's degree in Systems Information and has been working with Technology for several years, having strong experience in systems integration, Databases and Web Development. Also, he has worked for medium and large companies in educational, technology and service sectors. Passionate about IoT and sustainability, working for HydroTerra as a Data Visualisation Analyst has been life changing. Gleidson will focus on bringing into play all the skills to provide valuable input to the company.
Technical Sales Consultant
Nick joined the HydroTerra team in March 2023. He is an environmental scientist having studied at Monash University, with a background in water quality monitoring and scientific sales. Previously he was working as a technical application specialist for water quality monitoring equipment in Australia and New Zealand, with a specialty in analytical sensors for electrochemistry. Nick is dedicated to improving environmental outcomes and helping customers find the right solution for their monitoring needs.
Tom has a great passion for the environment and is currently hard at work as a part of the dedicated sales team at Hydroterra, when he's not at work you can find him exploring new places and on exciting adventures.
Ryan is an instrumentation technician who has had over 10 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.
John has worked in several industries throught his career. From apprentice to process control instrument technician with MMBW, then after graduating from Chisholm Institute with majors in Physics and Computer Science spent 10 years with Telecom working as a mainframe operating systems programmer. For the next 20 years John worked as a database analyst, systems analyst and repository programmer on mainframe systems with a number of large companies and has joined HydroTerra after spending 10 years Teaching Secondary Science and Information Technology.
Lachlan Ward is currently studying a Bachelor of Environmental Science at RMIT and has a passion for sustainability in both Australia and overseas, especially in the energy sector. Lachlan is a self-starter who has a thirst for learning and collaboration.
Carla has worked as an accounts administrator, accounts receivables & payables for approximately 20 years, she has a varied role in Hydroterra assisting in accounts, procurement, sales and general office administration. Carla recently took over the position of HSEQ Coordinator and is responsible for overseeing HydroTerra's Quality Management System and to maintain HydroTerra's external certification to ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001.
Amelia is HydroTerra’s Accounts Payable administrator. She has worked for HydroTerra since 2004. Amelia works closely with the Accounts Team in HydroTerra ensuring timely payments of suppliers, subcontractors and the HydroTerra team.
Accounts and Administration Assistant
Jenny is member of the Accounts team in HydroTerra, working on accounts payable & receivable and general administration. Jenny enjoys working with a team passionate about the health of our environment.
After standing out as a passionate and energetic member of the RMIT University Capstone Project, Annabelle McPhail joined the HydroTerra Intern Program in April. Annabelle is currently completing her Bachelor of Environmental Engineering at RMIT University and is loving her work on the Yarra River monitoring Capstone project. Annabelle is focusing her energies for HydroTerra in the Rental and Marketing departments. She is interested in the environment and passionate about sustainability.
Kate joined the monitoring services team at the beginning of this year after enjoying her time as an Intern at HydroTerra. Kate recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Environmental Science from The University of Melbourne. She has a strong sense of environmental responsibility and is driven to help build a more sustainable future.
Will previously worked in HydroTerra’s Rental Department and is now enjoying spreading his learning as part of the Internship program. Will is currently studying a Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering at RMIT University. He is intrigued by physics, specifically energy and electricity, with a fascination in its generation and how it has become such an essential in life.
Ross joined the marketing team at HydroTerra in January of 2023 as an Intern. Ross is currently completing his final semester of his Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Melbourne where he is majoring in Zoology. While his primary interests are more situated within the fields of ecology & wildlife, he is extremely passionate about the environment and brings a unique insight to HydroTerra.
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