Board of Directors

Andrew Moncur
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Moncur founded WDE (now part of EDI Holding company) in 2010 after a distinguished career with Baker Hughes for 14 years in well engineering, drilling solutions, integrated project management, business development, technical and operational management delivering high performance and quality drilling & completion services. He has overall management, strategy, sales, and investor relationships experience and is an Industry expert with experience in the Big-3 OFSE companies. His leadership and marketing, engineering and financial management expertise coupled with the focused experience in the Middle East, Caspian Basin & East Europe has led to the company’s fast and sustainable growth.

Philip Painter
Operations VP & Board Member

Mr. Painter manages the operations of WDE projects and Uzbekistan land based projects and will address and execute EDI’s expansion plans in the region. Mr. Painter brings almost 30 years of concrete directional drilling background and a wealth of industry experience gained in the Middle East where he was instrumental in growing Baker Hughes business as well as sustaining conventional services. Mr Painter has been managing directional drilling projects in the Field with Baker Hughes (2000-2005) and WDE (2007 to date). He holds an educational background in Building and Construction and progressed through the oilfield from drilling rigs, surveyor, MWD engineer, Directional Driller, Short Radius Driller, Rotary Steerable Specialist, DD Project Coordinator and Operations Manager.