Dave is a qualified topographic surveyor and has 24 years experience in the seismic industry working for contractors and as a freelance consultant. Dave began working in seismic as a surveyor on land crews before moving to marine. He began developing MultiSeis in 1997 and formed MPL in 2001, ceasing offshore work in 2005 to focus on MPL. Dave has been easing back from from full time duties and from 2018 onwards will be very much part time, mainly in an advisory role, keeping a general overview and carrying out certain admin tasks.
Director / Snr Programmer
Kristian is a qualified Electronics engineer with background from the Norwegian IT industry. Kristian is a first class programmer/software engineer and began working with MPL in 2007. Kristian was the main developer of the MultiSeis Live, the precursor to the Global Manager.
Following a period of joint decision making with Dave, Kristian is now taking over the decision-making mantel and along with Lars the main driver of future directions. Dave remains available for discussion and advice but final decisions will be Kristian's.
Kristian is now combining general management with further development of the Global Manager (guiding and supporting Jens) plus liaising with Lars to ensure combined aims and continued compatibility with the Project manager.
Lars is a qualified software engineer and has long experience in the Norwegian IT industry. Lars is another first class programmer and began working with us in 2008. He quickly became a highly valued member of the team constantly adding new ideas to the outlined modules of the Project Manager. Lars is currently the senior developer of the Project manager and add-on modules but additionally works with Kristian on both company and software/services direction.
Jens Kjetil Mehammer
Jens has been working with MPL since July 2012. Jens first started work as an electrician and worked for 8 years in a number of offshore projects such as Gullfaks, Snorre and Troll, before the start of an IT education at university. He now has long experience in the Norwegian IT industry as a Software Engineer. Jens is currently working closely with Kristian on support and development of the Global Manager.
Pamela joined the team early in 2008 following 4 years experience as an administrator. Pam fitted into the team very well indeed, her administrative thoroughness was just what was required within a team of programmers where admin was a weakness. Pam has Level 1 and 2 certificates in manual and computerised book-keeping, along with an ICB Diploma in Payroll management. Pam has been very much part time since 2012 after starting a family but has continued to give good value. Assisting Debs with accounts and keeping on top of office admin.
Paul joined us in July 2011 and has 15 years of an enthusiast's coding experience, creating technically challenging gaming software in the process. He is a very capable and versatile addition to our team having learnt good coding practice/techniques from technical online references. Paul settled in very quickly and soon produced good work for us. Paul is primarily involved in development & support of the Project Manager and add-on modules.
IT and Software Support
Matt joined MPL mid 2008 and has a natural leaning towards IT, with a history of building and repairing computers as well as some web design and networking. After a period of learning and adjustment, Matt became invaluable to MPL. Matt's primary responsibilities are customer/user support, general IT & software testing/feedback but he carries out many other tasks, one of the most valued is helping ensure our software and services remain user friendly.
Debbie is the most recent addition to the team, joining MPL part time in November 2015. Debbie has worked in administration and payroll since 1989, working for a major insurance company, a probation service & a facilities management company. Debbie joined us during a difficult administrative period, slotting in seamlessly and played a major role in helping us through that period particularly with our accounts. Debs continues to give us good value her main focus being on accounts.