Directors & Management

Dr G Colin Stove BSc (Hons) Phd HFBAC HFRSGS

Co-founder & Chairman, Executive Director

Colin is the technology founder and major shareholder of Adrok Ltd, and a prominent figure on various science industry boards. From 1975, after a successful academic career in the Geography Department at the University of Aberdeen, Colin held various high profile positions from leading Remote Sensing research at the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research to pioneering new radar research for a company set up to service UK Government and other commercial organisations. In 1988, Colin set up a new Ground Penetrating Radar business, breaking new ground in technology developments for non-destructive inspection services. Following the sale of this business in 1994 to an international drilling company, Colin set up his own science business which allowed him to develop his ideas of Atomic Dielectric Resonance (ADR). Colin was also an Expert Witness for the Crown Prosecution Service between 1994 to 1999.

Gordon Stove BSc

Co-founder & CEO, Executive Director

Since 1999, Gordon has been developing and applying geophysical and remote sensing diagnostic technologies. He is co-founder and shareholder of Adrok Ltd and has helped in the development of Adrok’s intellectual property portfolio. Since Adrok’s inception, Gordon has managed Adrok’s technology developments and managed its global services business. Gordon is currently a member of the Energy Institute, Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, American Association of Petroleum Engineering, Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Scottish Oil Club, Institute of Directors, the Caledonian Club and the YPO Scotland chapter. Gordon supports young entrepreneurs as a Business Mentor for Business Mentoring Scotland, as well as for the Prince’s Trust Youth Business Scotland. Gordon holds a BSc (Hons) in Geography from the University of Edinburgh and is a PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner. In August 2020, Gordon qualified in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6.

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Colin Joudrie MBA, BSc

Non-Executive Investor Director

Colin Joudrie, Vice President, Business Development with Teck Resources Limited based in Vancouver, BC, is responsible for Teck’s business evaluations and for the commercialization of Teck’s proprietary hydrometallurgical technologies. Colin earned a BSc(Honours) in Geology from Queen’s University (1991) and a MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (2002). Colin has worked in base metal, precious metal, coal, diamond and industrial mineral exploration and development in North and South America, Africa, Australia and Asia. Along with exploration and development work Colin has managed a construction materials business in Western Canada, was Chairman of a Swedish cable equipment manufacturer, and was a line operator in conventional oil & gas production.

Dr Kees van den Doel PhD, MSc

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Kees was a seconded Research Associate from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) from 2012 to end of March 2015, who had been working full-time with Adrok on validating and verifying the theory and fundamental physics behind Adrok’s technology. He joined Adrok in April 2015.

Thus far, Kees has developed a Forward Model and an Inversion process for Adrok’s subsurface depth calculations, measurements and imagery. He is also an inventor of one of Adrok’s patents.

Kees has been a Research Associate at UBC since September 2000. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Computer Science from UBC, a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Theoretical Physics from the University of California, Santa Cruz (USA) and a Master’s degree in Theoretical Particle Physics from the University of Amsterdam.

Dr David Limmer PhD, MSc.

Senior Geoscientist

David joined Adrok’s G&G team in June 2013 as a Geoscientist. He has gained expert level mastery in ADR field data collection, processing and reporting. David has worked in Australia, USA, UK and Ireland for Adrok. He Chairs Adrok’s Processing Group PG Tips). David holds a Masters in Geosciences (Geology with Physical Geography) from Keele University and a PhD from the University of Aberdeen. He has several technical papers published in peer reviewed journals. He is a member of EAGE and PESGB. In his spare time, David is an avid runner and frequently completes marathon races throughout the UK.

Octavio Segura Delgado MSc., BSc.

Geology & Geophysics Team Leader

Octavio joined Adrok’s G&G team in September 2016 and has established himself as our go-to for exploration and consulting. He has bravely sailed the raging Atlantic, contributed to the expansion of a shear-hosted gold mine in the Svecofennian Belt, produced 4D flow models of giant oil and gas fields in California, as well as in temperature monitoring projects for Enhanced Oil Recovery, among others. Having worked in the USA, Vietnam, Finland, UK, Ireland, and Australia for Adrok, Octavio has gained expert knowledge and is currently pushing forward ADR technology and techniques relating to geothermal exploration. Being a certified Prince2 Practitioner, he has become the Team Lead of our Geology & Geophysics team, managing client relations, and ensuring our busy pipeline of projects operates swiftly to outstanding completion. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from Heriot Watt University, and a First Class BSc in Geology from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. In his spare time, he’s a foodie, a geoparks nerd, and your D&D DM of choice.

Lewis Lawrence MSci.

Geoscientist

Lewis joined Adrok’s G&G team in February 2020 as a Geoscientist and has since become highly proficient at ADR field data collection, processing, analysis, and reporting, and is always actively trying to improve Adrok’s workflows. He has proudly worked on and led many different projects in a number of fields and locations, from geothermal investigations in the UK, to gold exploration in Finland.

Lewis holds a First-Class Honours in MSci Geology from the University of Southampton, where he became passionate about energy and resources after completing his MSci independent research project on The Source Rock Potential of the Palaeozoic Weald Basin, as well as becoming a Europe region semi-finalist in the 2019 AAPG Imperial Barrel Award.

In his spare time, Lewis regularly goes to the gym to work on his personal fitness, along with weightlifting. He also has a keen interest in most sports and enjoys going on scenic walks across the UK and beyond.