Managing Director, Petrosys
Volker Hirsinger is the CEO of Petrosys, a software company providing mapping systems for petroleum exploration and production. With a PhD in structural geology from Monash University in Melbourne, Volker implemented geotechnical systems at Western Mining, Woodside Petroleum and Santos Ltd. before starting Petrosys some 25 years ago. Through his engagement with the world wide Petrosys client base he has ongoing exposure to the changing nature of hydrocarbon discovery and exploitation. He currently works out of the Petrosys USA office in Houston, where his personal challenge is the development of the Latin American market. He enjoys the strong industry focus of the Houston location and is an active participant in several industry initiatives, including Board membership of the Professional Petroleum Data Management Association (PPDM).