Expedition Team

Quark’s Expedition team members are all Polar-passionate and are seasoned veterans with rich backgrounds in marine biology, history, geology and more. Many are skilled Zodiac drivers and kayakers. Quark offers one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios in the expedition world. And that means more expert guidance for your trip-of-a-lifetime, not to mention you'll be spending time with some of the most fascinating people on the planet!

Artie Ahier

SUP Guide & Logistics

David Allcorn

Assistant Expedition Leader

Mauricio Alvarez

Regional Specialist

Stuart Arnold

Mountain Guide

Marla Barker

Marine Biology Lecturer & Guide

Ariane Batic

Marine Biology Lecturer & Guide

Franny Bergschneider

Expedition Coordinator & Guide

Sarah Bernstein

Expedition Guide

Eryn Bordes

Naturalist & Guide

Naomi Box

Guest Services Manager

Adrian Boyle

Ornithologist Lecturer & Guide

Wayne Broomfield

Naturalist & Guide

Cameron Browne

Mountain Guide

Ethan Browne

Logistics Coordinator & Expedition Guide

David Burton

Historian Lecturer Guide & Assistant Expedition Leader

Michael Callaghan

Lead Sea Kayak Guide & French Guide

Peter Cammell

Mountain Guide

Jean Cane

Mountaineer

Scott Caspell

Kayak Guide

Sylvie Chartrand

Gift Shop Manager & Guide

Nolwenn Chauché

Glaciology Lecturer & Guide

Abby Chen

Mandarin Linguist

Qun Chen 陈群 (RedRocks)

Mandarin-Speaking Guide/Naturalist

Gang Cheng

Mandarin Linguist

Christophe Chinas

French Linguist & Guide

Yvonne Cook

Geology Lecturer & Guide

Mike Craven

Glaciologist & Guide

Mathieu Depoorter

French Guide and Glaciologist

Laurie Di Vincenzo

Expedition Leader

Erinn Drage

French Linguist & Guide

Erin Dunglinson

Gift Shop Manager

Sam Edmonds

Photography Lecturer & Guide

Ruslan Eliseev

Naturalist & Logistics Guide

Nick Engelmann

Marine Biology Lecturer & Expedition Coordinator

Shane Evoy

Expedition Leader

Justin Fisch

French-Speaking Guide & Naturalist

Jason Flesher

Expedition Guide

Christa Gampp

Polar Shop Manager

Federico Gargiulo

Historian & Guide

Christian Geissler

Expedition Leader

Fabrice Genevois

Ornithologist & French-Speaking Guide

Françoise Gervais

French Expedition Guide

Céline Girard

French Expedition Guide

Nathaniel (Nat) Goldstein

Mandarin Linguist & Simultaneous Interpreter

Alexander (Sasha) Golikov

History Lecturer & Guide

Amalia Goodall

Guest Services Representative

Anaid Gouveneaux

French Linguist

Maricel Graña Grilli

Ornithology Lecturer & Guide

Lachlan (Lachy) Grey

Expedition Guide

Daven Hafey

SUP Support & Guide

Michael (Mike) Hambrey

Geologist/Glaciologist

Yukie Hayashi

Naturalist & Guide

Conrad Hennig

Marine Biologist

Jennifer (Jen) Herne

Expedition Coordinator

Nicola Hewson

Polar Shop Manager & Guide

Ross Howatson

Lecturer & Guide

Sylvia Hsueh

Mandarin Speaking-Guide & Linguist

Christina Huang 黄雁航

Mandarin Linguist & Simultaneous Interpreter

Ben Hutchinson

Guest Services

Annie Inglis

Marine Biologist & Guide

Johnny Issaluk

Cultural Educator

Dagný Ívarsdóttir

Logistics Coordinator & Guide

David Jaffee

Geology & Glaciology Lecturer and Guide

Solan Jensen

Expedition Leader

Bingbing Jiang 姜冰冰

Mandarin Linguist & Simultaneous Interpreter 中文同传译员

Acacia Johnson

Photography Lecturer & Guide

Ian Johnson

Training Consultant

Lynna Kaucheck

Expedition Guide

Aven King

Logistics, Paddle Support & Expedition Coordinator

Alison Kirk-Lauritsen

Expedition Leader & Quark Academy Trainer

Raefe Kirk-Lauritsen

Assistant Expedition Leader, Logistics & Naturalist Guide

Anders Kjærgaard

Logistics/Guide/Naturalist

Emanuele (Ema) Kuhn

Lecturer & Guide

Norm Lasca

Geologist & Glaciologist

Amanda Lee

Expedition Guide

Yin (Jill) Lei

Naturalist & Guide

Michael (Mick) Levin

Expedition Guide

Zhuofu Li 李卓芙

Mandarin Linguist

Camille Logeay-Hattori

Expedition Guide & Lecturer

Tess Longlade

Gift Shop Manager

Manda Lundström

Expedition Guide

Jaymie MacAulay

Lead Expedition Coordinator & Guide

Elly MacDonald

Wellness Guide

Andrea Machacek

Expedition Coordinator

Kyle Marquardt

Photography Guide

Kim Mathieu

French Linguist

Matthew (Matt) McArthur

History Lecturer & Guide

Samantha McBeth

Expedition Guide

Ryan McDevitt

Guest Services Representative

Dave Merron

Photography Guide & Expedition Coordinator

Gillian Millett

Guest Services Representative

Tom Mitchell

Marine Biology Lecturer & Guide

Michael Moore

Expedition Guide

Jake Morrison

Logistics Coordinator

Roswitha Mueller

Gift Shop Manager

Tara Mulvany

Kayak Guide

Ryan Munro

Kayak Guide

Viktor Myazov

Balloon Pilot/Guide

Shaun Norman

Mountain Safety Guide

Leanne Ong

Mandarin Linguist

Nikita Ovsyanikov

Polar Bear Specialist & Guide

Paola Palavecino

General Lecturer & Guide

Jean Pennycook

Ornithologist Lecturer & Guide

Katrina Pollard

Paddle Program Guide

Stefano Pozzi

Logistics Coordinator & Expedition Guide

Chris Prudden

Mountain Guide

Nigel Redman

Ornithologist

Michelle Reid

Kayak Guide & Expedition Guide

Katelyn Rennicke

Expedition Guide

Pierre Richard

Lecturer & Guide

Sean Rielly

Kayak Guide

Keith Riley

Mountain Guide

Aymie Rioux

French-Speaking Guide / Naturalist

Pauline Robert de Gesnais

French Lecturer & Guide

Vickie Rochon

Expedition Guide

Johann Rodas Ruiz

Expedition Guide

Justine Ryan

History Lecturer & Guide

Marthe Salamonsen

Gift Shop Manager & Guide

Ryan Salm

SUP Guide & Naturalist

Liliana Schoenberger

Ornithologist Lecturer & Guide

Lauritz Schönfeld

Geology Lecturer & Guide

Ryan Seigel

Paddle Guide

Vladimir Seliverstov

Logistics Manager

Victor Serov

Lecturer / Guide

Michelle Sole

Expedition Guide

Fernando Soria

Guide / Naturalist

Colin Souness

Geologist & Glaciologist Lecturer

Nicky Souness

Photography Lecturer & Guide

Noah Strycker

Ornithologist Lecturer & Guide

Sam Thalmann

Ornithology, Marine Biologist Lecturer & Guide

Keith Thompson

Lecturer & Guide

David Tofler

Sea Kayak Guide

Niki Trudeau

Guide & Naturalist

Grigory Tsidulko

Marine Biology Lecturer & Guide

Jesse Tungilik

Cultural Educator

Juani Volker

Logistics & Expedition Guide

Cameron Walker

Lead Mountain Guide & Quark Academy Trainer

Claire Wallace

French Guide/Lecturer

Alice Wang 王尔晴

Mandarin Lecturer, Guide & Expedition Coordinator

Yun Wang

Photography Guide

Bella Waterton

Sea Kayak Guide
Richard Weber, founder Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Richard Weber

Founder and Host at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Edward (Ed) Webster

History Lecturer & Guide

Abbey Weisbrot

Lead Sea Kayak & Quark Academy Trainer

Todd Weisbrot

Lead Sea Kayak Guide

Adrienne White

Geology and Glaciology Lecturer & Guide

Andrew White

Paddle Guide

Jane Whitney

Naturalist & Guide

Phil Wickens

Geology Lecturer & Guide

Jens Wikstrom

Paddle Excursion Support Guide

Neil Williams

Guest Services Representative

Richard Wolak

History Lecturer & Guide

David (Woody) Wood

Expedition Leader

Jim Zakreski

Marine Biologist Lecturer & Guide

Dany Zbinden

Marine Biologist & Guide

Chen Zhao 赵晨

Mandarin Linguist

Jiayi Zhao 赵佳伊

Mandarin Linguist & Guide

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