DR Matthias Raab

DR Matthias Raab




  • Personal Profile

    Matthias is an experienced Project Manager with extensive, international credentials in successful, high profile and complex projects in industry, government and academia. Proven capability in managing the system life cycle of high value added products and services. He has extensive experience in commercial, exploration and R&D environments with major sector clients.

    Key Competencies and Attributes

    • 21 years of experience in project management, exploration, geoscientific research, marine seismic and geological carbon storage.
    • Enthusiastic team member with significant experience in team leadership roles in industry, research environments and Government. Proven application of adaptive leadership styles to address changing conditions in multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional teams.
    • Project manager with extensive, international credentials in successful, high profile and complex projects with $30m budgets.
    • Proven track record of successful project management relating to complex geoscientific projects in the petroleum and geological carbon storage industries.
    • Strong experience in developing pre-competitive geological carbon storage projects for Government.
    • Project and Operations Manager of the 2010 DPI 2D Southern Flank Survey, Gippsland Basin.
    • Proven ability to prepare project plans, schedules, work breakdown structures and budgets using standard project management tools and techniques (PMI/PMBOK).
    • Highly specialised geoscientist in thermochronology, basin research and maturity.
    • Extensive field experience in remote and logistically challenging regions.


Member of

  • Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia. PESA 2008 -
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers. SPE 2008 -
  • Australian Institute of Management. Fellow, FAIM 2004 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • Dr. rer. nat., University of Goettingen 2001
  • PhD, 2001

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, 2004


Available for supervision

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