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Meet Our "Core" Team

Our Core Team: Recognitions
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Stephen Poke

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Matthew Wallace

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Stephen has built a wealth of knowledge with over 40 years as a driller then moving on to own his own company eDrill Australia. His knowledge includes

  • Surface Drilling

  • Underground Drilling

  • Diamond Drilling

  • RC Drilling

  • Geotech Drilling

Stephen has extensive experience on the following machines Boart, Longyear, Sandvik, Geotech, Atlas Copco and many more.

Matthew is chartered accountant and business advisor, having worked at KPMG for 31 years, 26 years as a partner.

He has significant skills and experience in:-

Business profitability improvement, Securing finance and raising equity

Facilitating complex business transactions, Property investment and development



Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Tasmania

Graduate Diploma, Securities Institute of Australia

Graduate Course, The Australian Institute of Company Directors


Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia

Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Human Resources Manager

Laura Howard

Laura started with edrill in 2010 as admin and accounts, then moved into her current HR role 5 years later after completing Cert IV and Diploma in Human Resources. She is very passionate about and enjoys her role as HR Manager.

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Dennis maintains contracts and the the general operation of all drilling sites. With over 30 years of drilling experience on RC and Diamond rigs there isn't much Dennis doesn't know about the drilling industry.

Operations Manager

Dennis O'Donnell


Contracts Manager

Sonia Hite

Sonia completed her Certificate ll in Business Operations and has been with edrill since 2012. She looks after invoicing, payroll and anything else required, including organising the workshop on the forklift!

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Workplace Health and Safety Manager

Rohan Hite

Rohan is responsible for overseeing our integrated management system, ensuring that we meet our required legislative safety targets and objectives whilst making sure our workers are adhering to our management system and acting for personal and team safety.

His role includes, but is not limited to, conducting inductions, chairing toolbox meetings, site inspections and auditing all our systems. He is passionate about safety and believe everyone plays a vital role in keeping a safe workplace environment.

Irene's background is in Computing with 15 years working in various universities and TAFE Colleges plus several more years in IT Support roles around Australia.



Joe Witt


Training Coordinator

Irene Rallings

Joe is our resident fitter/mechanic. He looks after the maintenance of all our rigs and LV Vehicles. As a fully qualified Motor Mechanic and Diesel Fitter he has the expertise and technical knowledge to keep our fleet running smoothly.

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Trainee Office Manager

Georgia Kitic

Georgia has joined the team at edrill Australia learning all aspects of edrill Administration and undertaking a Cert IV in HR.

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