THE PEOPLE BEHIND WDI
Akshay has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry. Most recently he served as the Global Business Manager for Directional Drilling & Drilling Engineering Solutions for Sperry Drilling (Halliburton). Prior to that, Akshay spent 16 years with Schlumberger in the Wireline and Drilling & Measurement businesses and worked in Angola, India, Scotland, Dubai, Malaysia, France and in Texas. His extensive industry experience and client engagement enables WDI to deliver on its commitment to deliver safe and reliable operations to our clients.
Director, Human Resources
Manoj has nearly 20 years of experience in the human resources domain. He held several key positions in human resources in Weatherford covering Geo Markets of India, Bangladesh and later North Africa. He also held the position of head of human resources - conventional E&P at Reliance Industries. Manoj has been heading the human resources function of WDI since 2013.
Director, Supply Chain
Adolph has performed multiple roles across the breadth of supply chain during his 24 year career. Prior to joining WDI in 2015, he held several leadership roles at Transocean, the last being director in their global supply chain organization.
Andrew has over 17 years’ experience gained through various roles across public practice (Deloitte), property management, insurance and finance and most recently the past seven years in the Oil and Gas Services sector primarily for Weatherford. Before joining WDI, Andrew held the office of Geomarket Controller for Australasia and most recently Director of Finance and Supply Chain for the Asia Pacific Region for Weatherford. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management and a Bachelor of Business Studies in Accountancy. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant through the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Rick has 14 years of experience and previously held QHSSE positions of increasing responsibility within BP.
Director, Platforms & Systems
Christian brings strong experience in technology and product development in the oilfield service industry and previously worked with Halliburton and Schlumberger. Christian has a Doctorate in Material Science & Engineering and holds several patents in his name.
Director, Technical Services
Yann-Eric brings with him 19 years of experience in the industry, working in operations and support roles in drilling services for both Halliburton and Schlumberger across Europe, Africa and Asia. Yann has a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan and a Diplome d’Ingenieur from Ecole Centrale Paris.
WDI provides career opportunities in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Latin America.