Leadership Team

WISE Intervention Services’ management team is comprised of industry leading professionals.

Leadership Team

Josh Thompson
Chief Executive Officer & President

• Over 16 years in the oil and gas industry specializing in well intervention services.
• Former President of ICoTA (Canada).
• Manufactured and distributed CT and wireline well control equipment to numerous CT & DH businesses across Canada.
• Previous experience includes designing and developing multiple patentable technologies.
• Experience includes managing and operating Well Intervention Services for a large multinational services company inclusive of international and offshore operations.

Neil Bothwell
Chief Financial Officer

• Over 20 years of financial, and accounting experience.
• Former Chief Financial Officer at private energy service companies.
• Has worked with several oil and gas producers and energy services companies in a variety of roles.

John Mikulcik
VP of Finance

• Over 15 years of of Finance management experience in the oil and gas sector.
• Former VP of Finance & Corporate Controller & Former Senior Tax Advisor at large oil and gas companies with direct experience in foreign affiliates.
• Previous experience includes tax, financial and management reporting.
• Chartered Accountant and has been articled at Ernst & Young LLP.

John Vavrek
VP of Operations

• Over 25 years of previous oil and gas management experience
• Previous roles include Director of Maintenance & Client Services, Regional Maintenance Technical Manager and President and CEO in the oil and gas industry.
• Former Player and Coach for several Canadian Rugby teams.

Steve Cornell
General Manager US Operations

• Over 34 years of previous oil and gas experience.
• Former Senior Director and District Managers for oil and gas companies.
• Previous experience includes cementing, hydraulic fracturing, acidizing and coiled tubing operations.