IMDEX Limited

Executive Management Team

Mr Bernie Ridgeway

Managing Director

  • Appointed to the Board May 2000
  • Bachelor of Business and Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Non-Executive Director of Sino Gas and Energy Holdings Limited
  • Over 31 years’ experience with public and private companies as a business owner, Director and Manager

Mr Paul Evans

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

  • Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary since October 2006
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Extensive experience in commercial, general management and financial roles
  • Industry experience covering the media, manufacturing, mining services and telecommunications industries

Mr Troy Giesler

General Manager, AMC

  • 5 years in senior management positions at IMDEX
  • Over 31 years’ experience within the drilling industry
  • 19 years with MI-Swaco, including 7 years as Global Business Line Manager for the company’s HDD, mining and waterwell operations
  • Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University with a major in Business Administration

Mr Derek Loughlin

Chief Executive, REFLEX

  • 11 years in executive management positions at IMDEX
  • 28 years’ experience within the drilling industry
  • 17 years with leading drilling company Boart Longyear in engineering, operations, sales and global exports, working in Ireland, Australia and Germany
  • Honours Degree in Mining Engineering from the Camborne School Of Mines, UK
  • Diploma of Executive Development at the International Institute for Management and Development in Lausanne



Tim Price

General Manager of Engineering and Product Development

  • 6 years with IMDEX
  • 31 years’ experience in engineering and product development
  • 20 years with Scientific Drilling International holding positions from Design Engineer to Senior Vice President of Engineering
  • 11 years combined Executive and Senior Management experience at Imdex and Scientific Drilling International
  • 5 years in Aerospace and Semiconductor Test Industries
  • 7 US patents granted for Oil and Gas Instrumentation
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Bachelors of Science in Electronic Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Member Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society