IADC Officers & Executive Committee


img-officer-sbrady2017STEVEN BRADY, CHAIRMAN

Ensco, plc

Steven J. Brady joined Ensco in 2002 and was appointed to his current position of Senior Vice President – Eastern Hemisphere in December 2014. Prior to his current position, Mr. Brady served as Senior Vice President – Western Hemisphere, Vice President – Europe and Mediterranean, General Manager – Middle East and Asia Pacific, and in other leadership positions in the Eastern Hemisphere. Prior to joining Ensco, Mr. Brady spent 18 years in various technical and managerial roles for ConocoPhillips in locations around the world. Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University.


Precision Drilling Corporation

Kevin A. Neveu is President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Precision Drilling Corporation and has held these positions since joining the company in 2007. Mr. Neveu has 35 years of experience in the oilfield services sector holding technical, marketing, management and senior leadership positions over his career. Previously, Mr. Neveu was President of the Rig Solutions Group of National Oilwell Varco in Houston and held senior management positions with it and its predecessor companies in London, Moscow, Houston, Edmonton and Calgary.

Mr. Neveu currently serves as a Director Finning International and is a former board member of Bonanza Creek Energy and Rig Net. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, and an Advisor for the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy. Kevin is a past director and past member of the Executive Committee for the International Association of Drilling Contractors.

Mr. Neveu holds a Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta and is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Alberta. He has also completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program in Boston, Massachusetts.


Sevan Drilling ASA

Mr Scott McReaken was appointed CEO in November 2013, previously he worked at Seadrill as Finance Director, Americas Region. Scott has been responsible for supervising operations and financing for Sevan Drilling on behalf of Seadrill. Prior to Seadrill, Scott held various management positions in Vantage Drilling and Pride International in Houston, Texas and Luanda, Angola.

Before working in the contract drilling industry, Scott provided audit, assurance and advisory services, as an internal auditor at Arthur Andersen. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin, and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

Mr. McReaken is also Chief Financial Officer of North Atlantic Drilling, as well Secretary-Treasurer of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). Mr. McReaken is a United States citizen and resides in Houston, Texas.




Terry B. Bonno was appointed Senior Vice President, Industry and Community Relations, of Transocean Ltd. in 2017.
Before being named to her current position, Ms. Bonno served as Senior Vice President, Marketing since 2008, and previously, as Director, Marketing Americas. She brings 35 years of industry experience, including 17 years with Applied Drilling Technology Inc. and two years with R&B Falcon Corporation’s Turnkey Group as Director of Marketing and Contracts. Ms. Bonno has spent 16 years at Transocean, where she has served in various management positions in accounting, corporate planning and marketing, including as Manager Sales and Contracts Turnkey, Manager Asset Sales and Senior Sales Representative North America. She also served as a Marketing Manager in the company’s Europe and Africa Unit.

Ms. Bonno is a director of DistributionNOW Inc. (NYSE: DNOW), one of the largest distributers to the energy industry and Tampnet, the largest offshore high capacity communication network in the UK and GOM. She is a CPA and holds a BBA-Accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University.


Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.

Mike Garvin is Sr. Vice President, Operations Support at Patterson-UTI Drilling Company. Patterson-UTI Drilling Company is a subsidiary of Patterson-UTI LLC. Prior to joining Patterson-UTI, Mr. Garvin spent three years with Ensco as a Sr. Deepwater Operations Manager. Prior to that, Mr. Garvin spent twenty seven years with GlobalSantaFe and its predecessor and successor companies (Global Marine & Transocean) holding various operations and support leadership positions. In 2016, Mr. Garvin was named IADC Contractor of the Year in recognition of his considerable contributions to IADC and the drilling industry as a whole.

Mr. Garvin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from California Polytechnic State University. Mr. Garvin has accumulated a total of thirty six years of experience in the upstream sector of the energy business, exploring and drilling for oil, gas & geothermal energy on land and offshore on six different continents.


Egyptian Drilling Company

Jim Thorn is Chief Commercial Officer of Egyptian Drilling Company, a position he assumed in 2015. He has more than 20 years of experience in the international drilling contractor industry.

Prior to his current position he has held executive and senior management roles in commercial and operational positions in Trinidad Drilling, Schlumberger and Weatherford. Mr Thorn has international experience, including regions such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

He is original from the United Kingdom and holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde.


Cameron, a Schlumberger company

Lee Womble is Vice President of Sales for the Cameron Drilling Systems Product Line of Schlumberger, with global responsibility for sales of capital equipment, projects, complete rig solutions and rig upgrades along with global accounts management.

He joined Cameron in 1988 as a Product Design Engineer after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.  Lee received his registered Professional Engineer license from the State of Texas in 1993 and obtained his first patent in 1994.  He has since managed engineering, repair operations, manufacturing, field service and sales.

Mr. Womble has since held numerous positions throughout his 29-year career such as Design Engineer, Repair and Sales Mgr., Regional Manager, Director and now Vice President since 2007.  He has lived and worked in locations such as the US, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Indonesia and Malaysia.  Lee has served on committees for API, AADE, IADC and The Joint Industry Task Force.


  • ANDY HENDRICKS, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc., Houston, Texas
  • DAVID MULLEN, Shelf Drilling Offshore Holdings Ltd., Dubai, UAE
  • EDWARD KAUTZ, Ensign Energy Services, Inc., Denver, Colorado
  • GARY RICH, Parker Drilling Company, Houston, Texas
  • KEVIN NEVEU, Precision Drilling Corporation, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • JAMES THORN, Egyptian Drilling Company, Cairo, Egypt
  • JAY NORTON, Norton Energy Drilling, LLC, Lubbock, Texas
  • JEREMY THIGPEN, Transocean, Vernier, Switzerland
  • JØRN MADSEN, Maersk Drilling, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • JULIE ROBERTSON, Noble Corporation plc, Sugar Land, Texas
  • LEE WOMBLE, Cameron, a Schlumberger company, Houston, Texas
  • MIKE GARVIN, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc., Houston, Texas
  • PAUL MOSVOLD, Scandrill, Inc., Houston, Texas
  • SCOTT MCREAKEN, Sevan Drilling ASA, London, United Kingdom
  • SHANE MARCHAND, Helmerich & Payne Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • STEVEN BRADY, Ensco plc, London, United Kingdom
  • TERRY BONNO, Transocean, Houston, Texas
  • THOMAS BURKE, Rowan Companies, Houston, Texas
  • TRENT LATSHAW, Latshaw Drilling Co. LLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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