In 1996, as the business started to grow, Kim Beesley employed James Whitford as a geophysical logging engineer. In 1998 James was appointed as a director and became a share holder in the company. Kim continued to build the company into one of the UKs leading borehole logging companies. In 2017, when he retired, European Geophysical Services Ltd had grown to 4 units and 8 people.
In 2017 James Whitford took over as Managing Director. Under James’s leadership, European Geophysical has undertaken an ambitious business development programme that has seen the company significantly increase its workload. This has required a move to bigger offices and an increase in workforce. Today European Geophysical is the largest independent slimline borehole logging company in Europe, with a team of fifteen people and ten logging units.
Whilst bigger and continuing to develop, the company still adopts a problem-solving approach to the day-to-day technical challenges that are part of the job. The values on which European Geophysical were founded are also still very much in evidence: quality, reliability, innovation, engineering excellence and an extremely high level of customer-focused service.