Management Team

William “Bill” Mooney | President & CEO P. Geog

Bill has worked for more than 35 years in the seismic acquisition industry; including extensive experience in sales, project management and seismic operations. Bill began his employment in the industry at the age of 16 when he took a job on a seismic crew in the Canadian arctic. He went on to complete a degree in geology at the University of Calgary. In 1984, Bill joined Capilano Geophysical Ltd. as a geologist, eventually becoming Vice President, Marketing. This is where he began his professional relationship with Joe Little. In 1992, Bill left to run Surface Search Inc.; which he had founded in 1989. Surface Search Inc specialized in high resolution, ground-penetrating radar technology and successfully completed projects on four continents. In 1996, Bill together with Joe Little acquired Polaris Explorer Ltd.

Joseph “Joe”  Little | Exec VP & COO

Joe has more than 30 years’ experience in the seismic acquisition industry, including wide-ranging experience on both Canadian and international operations. In 1980, Joe joined Capilano Geophysical Ltd. and was later promoted to Canadian Operations Manager - increasing operations to a total of nine seismic field crews whilst working closely with Bill Mooney. In 1996, Joe resumed his professional relationship with Bill Mooney when they acquired Polaris Explorer Ltd. from Cabre Exploration Ltd. Joe is responsible for all aspects of the Polaris Group’s operations; including its HSE program.