Andy Williamson is CEO of New Wave Explorations, a geophysics consulting company that specializes in seismic data interpretation for oil and gas industry clients. Prior to New Wave, Andy held positions at Western Geophysical, Boyd Exploration Consultants, EnCana, Galleon Energy and Africa Oil Corporation. Andy is fluent in Spanish and has nine years of international experience from work in Latin America and East Africa, which included lengthy foreign postings. He has also led projects for several large 2D and 3D seismic field surveys, many of which located in sensitive areas. Andy has served on the board of directors for the SVP Network Office and SVP Calgary. He and his wife Krystyna received SVP’s Paul Shoemaker Leadership Award in 2009.
Connection: SVP Calgary Partner, 14 years
Number of SVP Global Conferences attended: 12
What do you love to do in your free time?
What is one little known fact about yourself?
I recorded an album in Memphis in the year 1991.
What are the social causes you’re passionate about?
Education, eliminating poverty.
Why did you decide to attend this year’s SVP Global Conference?
I was not able to attend the conference last year, which is like not seeing your best friend for two years. I need to get caught up with the network, recharge and reconnect with all my favorite people on the planet.