Aurélien (Auri) van Welden

Head of Customer Success
Aurélien (Auri) van Welden joined the Bluware team as Vice President of Sales, focusing on business development efforts in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region in March 2021 and transitioned to Head of Customer Success in April 2024. He has more than twelve years of industry experience during which he held several technical and business positions within oilfield service companies including Fugro, CGG, and TGS. During his tenure at Fugro and CGG, he focused on acquisition, quality control (QC), and interpretation of geophysical datasets. Auri transitioned into a business development role at TGS, where he managed a portfolio of clients in Northwest Europe ranging from oil and gas majors, to play-focused companies. Auri holds a PhD in Geology and Geophysics from the University Savoie Mont Blanc in France and a Master of Science in Geology from Lille University of Science and Technology in France. In his spare time, he enjoys the beautiful outdoors of Norway, cross-country skiing in the winter and biking in the summer.