Bronwyn Djefel is the Global Well Placement Advisor for Halliburtons’ Drilling Engineering Solutions. She graduated from Curtin University of Technology in 2002 with an Honours degree in Exploration Geophysics and has applied these skills in various roles within operations, technology and product management for our formation evaluation acquisition, processing, quality control and interpretation solutions ever since. Bronwyn has worked internationally for over 17 years within the oil and gas drilling industry in a variety of roles from offshore to onshore, from getting her hands literally dirty with mud to presenting to IOC and NOC asset teams dominated by men. Bronwyn has learned how to navigate a male dominated industry into a global management position and is now focused on coaching women in early to mid career positions to rise up the ranks whilst ensuring their personal needs are a priority and helping them to learn how to influence those around them to improve the living work environment for all.
On a personal note, Bronwyn is Australian who met and married her husband in the USA, lived as a working expat in SE Asia, had her daughter in Thailand and has worked in or travelled to support operations in 18 countries around the world. She is experienced in diverse work environments and cultures, loves to travel and make new friends.