Back to Expeditions

Other pages in this section


The SOI Expedition Staff consists of core SOI staff who work year-round on SOI-led initiatives and from the Management Team on the 2014 Antarctic Expedition. Following the core team is a list of Expedition Staff who are experts across a variety of fields. Together, the following individuals will serve as teachers, mentors, guides, photographers, vidoegraphers and chaperones throughout the journey.

Management Team


Geoff Green
Founder & Executive Director; Expedition Leader, Students on Ice


Shirley Manh
Manager, Expedition Logistics & Participants


Justin Graham Dearing
Manager, Education & Alumni Programs


Ashley Brasfield
Manager, Communications & Media Relations


Expedition Staff


Anna Abella
Biochemist, Science Teacher


Daniele Bianchi


Katherine Breen
Expedition Physician


Paul Brett
Chair, Ocean Mapping Program at the School of Ocean Technology


Diane Burko
Landscape Painter & Photographer


Olle Carlsson
Polar Naturalist & Historian


Sira Chayer
Journalist, Photographer & Videographer


David Fletcher
Polar Historian


Santiago Imberti


Kiristin Lindstrom
People to People Delegation Leader


Eric McNair-Landry


Derek Mueller
Assistant Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies


Lee Narraway
Adventure Photographer


Barbara Peutler
Mathematician and Traveler


Terry (Scobie) Pye
Polar Scientist & Explorer


Richard Ryan


Beth Ann Smith


Trevor Taylor
Fisherman and Former Minister of Fisheries




Donna Johnson

Students on Ice is proudly supported by bv02.

This website was made possible by a generous contribution from the Leacross Foundation.