Kelly KeatesManaging Director
Managing Director started at Zonge in 1991. Kelly completed a Bachelor of Arts at University of Adelaide and has extensive experience in the electrical geophysical mining exploration industry. She recently received scholarships from ILF for study at Oxford and Harvard and recipient of Premier’s Community and Excellence Awards Mining and Energy Women in Resources. Kelly’s other roles include board member of Liquid Integrity Systems, Advisory board member of The Executive Roundtable, Ambassador for the Impact Award, committee member of GGSSA, ASEG conference committee, ILF scholars network committee, and Curious Minds mentor.
Simon MannManaging Geophysicist
Simon is Managing Geophysicist has been in this role since 2007 after starting with the company in 2001. Simon has science degrees specialising in Geophysics, Environmental Science and Hydrology and extensive experience with planning and managing surveys as well as modelling and interpretation of electrical geophysical data sets.
Anton KhrapovSenior Geophysicist
Senior Geophysicist started at Zonge in 2008 after working at Nord West Ltd Russia for five years and achieving Bachelor of Arts in Geology and specialist in Engineering Geophysics Moscow State University. Anton specialises in supervising and processing MT survey data.
Field Co-ordinator/Operations Manager
Lachlan McDonaldField Co-ordinator/Operations Manager
Field Co-ordinator/Operations Manager, Crew Leader for Zonge from 2006-2018, now acting in a crew support and logistics role.
Geophysicist who has been working with Zonge in Australia since 1993, and prior to this in the Zonge US office and field. Mike specialises in Hydro geophysics and has recently completed a PhD at the University of Adelaide. Mike’s extensive experience in the industry is valuable from planning the survey to interpreting the data.
Office Manager & Administrator
Brenda HockingOffice Manager & Administrator
Office Manager & Administrator – commenced at Zonge Engineering in 2002. Previous experience was in Marketing Administration and the Television Industry. My range of duties include Office Supervision, Invoicing, Data Entry, Logistics and Management of Field Crew Mobilisation.
Before joining Zonge in 2003 I worked for 23 years in the Oil & Gas Industry processing seismic data along with stints as a field seismologist and computer operator in Australia and overseas. Since joining Zonge I have worked both locally and internationally collecting data and providing WHS & Technical support and training. Seeing young people doing the hard yards and then growing into the next generation of highly skilled field staff is one of greatest rewards working at Zonge.
Started at Zonge in 2016. Before working at Zonge Matt worked as a Geologist and Geophysicist in a range of commodities (gold, uranium & petroleum) in both Australia and internationally (Botswana, PNG and New Zealand). Since joining Zonge Matt has worked around Australia on the full range of surveys Zonge provides (2D, 3D & gradient IP, MT, FLTEM, MLTEM & FEM) . An enjoyable survey: towed array Nanotem from a boat along the Murray River."
Started with Zonge Engineering in 2016 and currently holds the position of Crew Leader. She received her Mining and Geology Engineering degree from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland. Before making the move to Australia, Natalia’s initial industry experience was working underground in the Polish coal mines. To date, her most enjoyable survey to contribute to, has been the AusLAMP project (Magnetotellurics).