Jim has been in the exploration industry for over 30 years, most of which were in senior management capacities in the airborne survey industry, including seven years operating his own successful airborne survey company. He has extensive oil and mineral exploration experience, both domestically as well as internationally. His background in geology coupled with his extensive experience in remote sensing and airborne surveying applications are beneficial in developing and coordinating new opportunities for the company. He has presented, published and coauthored many technical articles on geologic remote sensing and potential fields’ applications worldwide. Jim also has a post-graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing. He is a member of AAPG, CSPG, and is a Professional Geologist registered in Canada (Alberta) with APEGA.
Marv has been in the aviation industry for more than 40 years, with the past 26 years in the remote sensing and airborne survey sector, mostly in management. This includes the past 18 years as an owner and executive of Aries Aviation International’s group of companies in Canada, United States and India. He has extensive experience internationally while undertaking airborne remote sensing projects and doing business in more than 80 countries. Mr. Keyser has been a licensed pilot since 1970 and currently holds Airline Transport Pilot Licenses from Canada and the United States. During his aviation career he has accumulated more than 18,000 flying hours on various types of aircraft ranging from single engine bush planes to advanced multi engine turbo prop and jet aircraft. In 2008, he was awarded Flight Safety’s “Safety Star” award in recognition of his ongoing commitment to advanced training and aviation safety.
Stephen has more than 35 years experience as a geophysicist and over 20 of these years in airborne. He has a B.Sc. in geophysics and is a former GM of Geotech Middle East, VP at Aeroquest, Operations Manager at World Geoscience and VP Airborne Gravity Fugro-LCT. Stephen has extensive international and domestic operational and managerial skills having actively participated in surveys in over 40 countries and all seven continents. His knowledge and experience extends to both petroleum and minerals – Stephen has case studies published in Offshore and Oil & Gas magazines utilizing potential fields programs and specifically gravity data.
Jeff brings over 30 years of international airborne, marine, land and satellite remote sensing surveying experience. He began his career as a geophysicist attached to US Navy Oceanographic Development Squadron 8. Since then, he has supported a variety of remote sensing efforts in over 70 countries by serving as Program Manager, Project Manager, Geophysicist, Chief Pilot and Safety Officer for government and private industry. Mr. Thomas holds a B.Sc. Oceanography, B.Sc. Environmental Studies and has completed graduate studies in Remote Sensing and Electronics. His unique and extensive experience has given him valuable insight into his current position as the Company Health, Safety, Security and Environment Officer and SMS Administrator.
Jeremy has been in the airborne geophysical industry for over 20 years – his career has spanned companies such as World Geoscience, Terraquest, Fugro, Fire Fly etc. Jeremy is a consummate field man, his electronic knowledge and processing skills have made for smooth, seamless operations on multiple programs world wide.