Who We Are

Troy Schefe

CEO & Managing Director

Troy has been in the Oil and Gas industry over 30 years and has held executive and management positions for Drilling Contractors both in Australia and Internationally. Working on major projects including Australia’s CSG projects and various onshore and offshore drilling projects in South America, South East Asia, Middle East and Asia (Turkmenistan & Kazakhstan).

Susan Dobson

Finance & HR Manager

Susan brings over 35 years of extensive experience in various facets of accounting management. Her expertise lies in maintaining a meticulously organized finance department that operates with unrivalled accuracy and attention to detail. In addition to her financial prowess, Susan excels in managing HR operations, embodying a holistic approach to effectively support the organization and its employees.

Chris Forster

Operations Manager

Chris brings to Hofco over 35 years of experience in the mechanical and mining industries in technical, operational and management roles. Chris’s customer focus and can do attitude makes him a great leader and true asset to Hofco and our clients.

Nicholas Sabbatucci

Sales & Marketing Manager

With more than ten years of expertise in Mining, Diamond Drilling, and Oil and Gas industries spanning Australia and South East Asia, Nicholas possesses a wealth of invaluable knowledge and skill. His adept strategic planning abilities play a pivotal role in elevating Hofco to the forefront of the industry, facilitating efficient management of client needs and requirements.

Chris Olsen

Inspections Services Manager

Chris boasts over two decades of extensive experience within the Oil & Gas sector across New Zealand and Australia. His expertise lies in the meticulous inspection of Drill Pipe, BHA, and specialized downhole tools.

Throughout his career, Chris has forged strong relationships with clients, providing steadfast support for various operations by meeting their inspection requirements.

Dan Connell

Field Superintendent – Inspections Services

Dan is an experienced oilfield inspector who has lead inspection services Australia wide and in PNG with an excellent safety record. Committed to providing quality inspection services to deliver the best possible outcome for the end user, Dan utilises strong communication skills to keep clients informed of the technical aspects of relevant inspection standards and share better practice methods for the care and handling of oilfield tools.

Leon Leard

Roma Yard Manager

With a remarkable tenure of over 17 years in the Oil & Gas industry and a background rich in drilling experience throughout Australia, Leon stands as a pillar of expertise. His comprehensive knowledge of drilling tools and equipment positions him as a crucial asset to the team. Furthermore, Leon’s exceptional management skills are instrumental in ensuring smooth, safe, and efficient operations for the team in Roma, exemplifying his leadership within the industry.

Scott Livingstone

Rental & Logistics Coordinator

With a career spanning 14 years in the drilling industry, Scott embarked on his professional journey in Minerals and Oil & Gas, honing his skills in directional drilling. His expertise evolved over time, culminating in his specialization in workover and well servicing. Armed with an extensive knowledge of tools and a comprehensive understanding of all facets of drilling and workover operations, Scott brings a wealth of experience to the table. His proficiency spans the entire spectrum of drilling activities, making him a valuable asset with a deep understanding of the industry.

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