Meet our Management Team

Susan Henderson FGS

Geology Manager

Susan is responsible for the Geology department at ERCE where she also works as a Principal Geologist in projects. Sue has significant experience in operations and asset management, having previous roles as Developments Manager and Development Geology Manager for Engie UK and UK annual reserves report coordinator. Before joining ERCE in 2018. Susan has held roles since 1995 at Schlumberger and BG Group before joining Engie (formerly GDF) in 2005.

She has a B.A. In Geology from Cambridge and a M.S.c in Petroleum Geology from Aberdeen University.

Rhod Phillips

Engineering Manager

Rhod Phillips is responsible for our Engineering team. Since 1993 he has worked as an Operations and Reservoir Engineer at both large and small Operating companies, joining ERCE after time spent with Amerada Hess, Regal Petroleum and Fairfield Energy.

Rhod has worked on the Reservoir Engineering of brown-field and new developments world-wide. The wide range of projects includes considerable experience in taking data from the dataroom evaluation stage, through detailed review, analytical and numerical Reservoir Engineering studies to economic evaluation and a Reserves position. His experience of presenting the analyses and results to technical, commercial and Board level audiences means he understands the client’s final requirements.

Rhod has been deeply involved with the Reserves reporting at all of the companies he has worked at. He also has extensive, worldwide experience in operational roles supervising wireline logging, well test and completions operations giving important insights into the acquisition and QC of the client’s data.

Rhod holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from University College London, a Masters Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot Watt University and is a member of the SPE

Michael Braim

Geophysics Manager

Mike is responsible for the management of the Geophysics Group within ERCE. He coordinates a dynamic and highly technical team, implementing a comprehensive suite of geophysical techniques from pre-stack gather conditioning through to 4D infill target mapping. He has extensive skills in quantitative rock physics, multi-layer depth conversion methods and seismic interpretation which are routinely applied to a multitude of projects worldwide.

He also takes a leading role in a number of our multifaceted audit and subsurface technical projects, integrating datasets from various disciplines to form a comprehensive view on a broad range of subsurface scenarios from prospect identification through to mature field volumetrics.

Michael holds a first class Masters Degree in Geophysics from the University of Leeds and is a member of the EAGE and PESGB.

Dr Adam Law FGS SPEE


Dr. Adam Law is a founder and Managing Director of ERCE. Since 1994 he has gained extensive experience both as an operator and as a consultant. Adam worked as a Geoscientist for Amerada Hess and as a Geophysicist for British Gas, prior to joining Equipoise Solutions as a Principal Geoscientist in 2003. Adam served as a Director of Geoscience at ERCE until his appointment as Managing Director in 2016.

Adam has worked in a variety of basins around the world and has been involved in all aspects of geoscience analysis, from frontier exploration to field rehabilitation. In recent years he has led the geological and geophysical evaluation of some of largest discoveries in the world, including the onshore Rajasthan field in India, and the offshore Jubilee field in Ghana. At ERCE, Adam is a project manager for acquisition and divestment assistance, and reserves auditing.

Adam is a registered Auditor with the SPEE and certifies reports for a number of stock exchanges as a Competent Person. He holds a PhD in Geophysics from Cambridge University, and a Bachelor of Science in Exploration Geophysics from London University. He is also a former Officer of the Geological Society of London, and has been a member of the Council of the PESGB. He is currently Honorary Treasurer of the Science Council.