THE POLAR ADVENTURE COMPANY TEAM
Jason Hillier, FRCGS
Jason has over 25 years of professional services experience in various roles and industries and over a decade in the polar expedition travel industry.
As an executive with two of the world’s leading polar expedition companies, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge that he is always keen to share. As a Divemaster and Expedition Leader, he has been on countless land-based, ship, and superyacht expeditions to Antarctica, Greenland, Hudson Bay, Baffin Island, Labrador, Iceland, and Ellesmere Island. Jason has led trips for marine scientists and he has guided film crews (BBC, National Geographic, PBS NOVA, etc.) in the Arctic. He is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and an IAATO Antarctic Ambassador.
Clayton has spent the last 25 years in the travel industry as a journalist, expedition leader, zodiac driver, marketer and product developer. He has marketed, developed or led expeditions around the world, from the Arctic to the Antarctic and everything in between. He is a member of the Explorers Club in NYC and has authored or co-authored several books on travel.
Clayton has worked in the polar regions with Quark Expeditions, Arctic Kingdom, and Adventure Canada and has logged several years’ worth of sailing time aboard expeditionary vessels giving him intimate knowledge of the industry.