BENJAMIN ROY, Is the Senior Industry Expert and Mapper with 22 years of experience, 5yrs of which have been at Hydrospec Exploration Company when he joined in 20013 . He graduated from Novosibirsk Institute of Engineers of Geodesy of Russia in 1980, While living in Florida, Benjamin worked full time as a highway construction surveyor during the day while he was attending the university. In 1990, he moved to Texas where he decided to venture into a different aspect of survey – the private sector. He started as a crew chief performing a wide variety of surveys from boundary, ALTA/ACSM (now ALTA/ NSPS), Topographic, Mean High Water and many others, and for the first time was exposed to TxDOT design and R/W surveying projects.
In 1984 Benjamin moved to West Lafayette, Indiana to pursue advanced studies in Geomatics (Surveying). Here he had the opportunity to work with one of the oldest local surveying companies, where he learned the Public Lands Surveying System.