Management Team

Paul Cooper, President

Paul has over 20 years of experience managing innovative technical inspection companies, bringing new advanced solutions to the market. His wide range of industry experience and successful business track record includes CEO and senior leadership roles at TSC Subsea, Halfwave, Oceaneering, and AGR Pipetech where his skills in management, market development, growth strategy, and sales played key roles in the achievement of outstanding performances.

Further to these experiences, Paul also held the position of Senior VP, Technology as a Service (TaaS) at Previan, NDT Global’s parent company, where he steered the deployment of the business strategy within Previan’s business units, stimulating growth and alignment with the company’s mission to keep the world’s infrastructure safe and productive.

Paul Cooper, NDT Global President

Garrett Fitzsimons, Senior Vice President - Operations

With over 25 years of building successful data and software teams (IBM, DHL, EDS), Garrett has an in-depth knowledge of how to address business problems with technology. He is responsible for all data topics within NDT Global concerning data analysis, integrity services, big data, business intelligence, software, governance, and infrastructure.

Garrett is passionate about delivering clarity for our customers through better data outcomes, focusing on engagement and on quality of content and delivery. Prior to NDT Global, Garrett was Director of Data Engineering at ServiceSource where he delivered data solutions to the world's largest technology organizations including Google, Microsoft, and Red Hat.

Garrett Fitzsimons, NDT Global Senior Vice President - Operations

Ranbir Saini, Senior Vice President - Products

Ranbir is a design-driven strategic leader with a proven track record of transforming organizations to improve growth, profitability, and differentiated customer value through big-picture thinking and solving complex, customer problems with innovative solutions. 

His diverse background spans consumer, business-to-business, enterprise, and small and medium-sized business markets, gaining extensive experience across various business models in industries including media production, construction, oil and gas, manufacturing, and industrial automation. Throughout his career, Ranbir has consistently delivered sustainable success and cultivated high-performing teams by fostering a culture deeply rooted in data-driven operational excellence, customer centricity, inclusivity, and transparency.

Ranbir leads NDT Global's Marketing, Technology (Research and Development), Product Management, and Dynamic Risk teams.

Ranbir Saini, NDT Global Senior Vice President - Products

Dr. Thomas Hennig, Chief of Technology

Thomas started his career 15 years ago in a pipeline inspection research center, focused on MFL Hardware and Software development. Throughout his career, Thomas has led interdisciplinary teams for Ultrasonic corrosion Data analysis, Software, and algorithm development.

When joining NDT Global ten years ago, Thomas took over the role of a Product Manager responsible for the liquid ILI services provided by the company. He has been an advocate of the creation of Ultrasonic Geometry and Enhanced sizing, Eclipse and Proton (Phased Array) development, implementation, and continuous improvement of our services.

In early 2020, Thomas joined the RnD department as VP Technology. He is now focusing on managing the global team to develop the latest technologies for even more accurate and precise pipeline inspection solutions.

Thomas Hennig, NDT Global Vice President - Technology Services

Melinda Colwell, Vice President - People and Culture

Melinda, CPHR, SHRM-SCP, serves as the Director of People and Culture, spearheading the company's global human resources operations. In her role, she formulates the People and Culture strategy to align with the organization's overarching business objectives. Melinda collaborates closely with Previan and NDT Global to harmonize processes and standards, ensuring effective functionality across Reward, Talent Development, People and Culture, Payroll, and Talent Sourcing in order to enhance operational efficiency and generate measurable value.

With two decades of human resources expertise, Melinda has worked in various capacities within the oil and gas sector for both public and private global corporations. Her extensive experience encompasses talent management, talent acquisition, total rewards, performance management, employee wellness, compliance, and employee learning and development. Melinda joined NDT Global in 2017 and has held numerous positions, such as People and Culture Manager in Leduc, Senior People and Culture Manager for North America, and Director of Global Talent Management at Previan. In December 2022, she returned to NDT Global to lead the global human resources function as the Director of People and Culture.

Melinda Colwell, NDT Global Director - People and Culture

Nathan Leslie, Vice President - Product Management and Marketing

Nathan leads NDT Global's product and marketing teams, with responsibility for the definition and implementation of NDT Global's product strategy to deliver innovative solutions that create actionable insights and value for the company's clients. Prior to this role, Nathan was Chief Sales Officer leading the global sales strategy and execution, delivering impressive market growth.

Nathan's passion for creating unparalleled value for clients began early in his career in sales and sales management with custom printing company RR Donnelley. He then spent a decade at Grainger Industrial Supply in various roles of increasing responsibility building and leading successful teams. Nathan holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Texas State University.

Nathan Leslie, NDT Global Vice President - Products and Marketing