Founded in 2014, Blue Ocean Monitoring has grown to become a global leader in the application of highly innovative technologies for offshore surveys.

With a strong management team and a clear vision, the company is truly committed to drive positive change across the offshore industry by working in collaboration with clients and partners to increase efficiencies and lower costs.

A new generation of autonomous vehicles.

Blue Ocean Monitoring combines unconventional thinking and decades of experience to provide the most effective offshore survey solutions. Focusing on the new generation of autonomous survey platforms and sensors, the company provides individually tailored solutions for a diverse range of project requirements across many sectors.

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Alongside a dedicated commercial survey team, the company’s research and development department has successfully engineered and implemented several technically-advanced solutions for our clients, specialising in vehicle appraisal, sensor integration, underwater communications and software architecture.

 

Board of Directors


Chris Rowe

Chris Rowe
Chairman

  • Over 30 years experience in oil, gas and hard rock sectors of the resources industry.

  • Has been Chairman/Founder of numerous companies, including Cultus Petroleum, Hawksbridge Capital, ASX 100 listed Northern Star Resources Limited, ASX Listed Aerodata Limited and Target Energy Limited

  • Served as counsel assisting the Royal Commission into “WA. Inc”, and also acted as member or Deputy Chairman of the Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia


Simon Illingworth

Simon Illingworth
Group Managing Director

  • 25 years experience in leading, developing and exiting start up companies

  • Former Managing Director of Australian Telecom Pty Ltd, Smarttrack Pty Ltd and Telenor Satellite Tracking (Ireland).  Jointly founded Blue Ocean Monitoring Ltd and is currently Group Managing Director/CEO of Blue Ocean Monitoring.

  • Broad range of global contacts spanning oil and gas, autonomous vehicles and seismic services


Peter O’Connor

Peter O’Connor
Non-Executive Director

  • Extensive global experience in funds management with private and public companies in developed and emerging markets.

  • Peter was Chairman/Deputy Chairman/Lead Director of a number of publicly listed investment houses including Fundquest UK ($35bn funds under management)

  • Currently non executive director for Northern Star Resources Ltd, a leading Australian gold miner and Blue Ocean Monitoring Ltd


Shaun Day

Shaun Day
Non-Executive Director

  • Currently CFO at AMB Holdings and prior to that CFO of ASX 100 listed Northern Star Resources Limited

  • Extensive professional experience in a range of multinational business and investment banking roles

  • In depth exposure to a number of major debt and equity transactions