Company Profile

Polaris is an independent private limited company which was founded in 2001, and since that time has built a reputation for delivering innovative, timely and practical solutions including Operational Analysis, Programme Management and Support & Cost / Benefit Analysis. Customers come back to us and recommend us because we consistently deliver both technical excellence and value for money.


Polaris provides these services to the Defence and Transport Sectors, and its clients include the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), Dstl, Defence primes, Network Rail and the Rail Standards and Safety Board (RSSB).


Operational Analysis. Polaris has a wide range of OA expertise which it uses to support investment decisions and optimise operational effectiveness:

  • Capability Audit and Investigation
  • Concept of Analysis (CoA) Development
  • Concept Development
  • Inventory & Supply Chain Optimisation
  • Mathematical Modelling & Simulation
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)
  • Production of OA Supporting Papers (OASPs)
  • Strategic Studies

Programme Management and Support. Polaris has provided the UK Government and industry with:

  • Bid Development and Review
  • Cat A-D Business Case Development
  • Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)
  • Programme and Project Development
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS)
  • Risk Management and Analysis
  • User Requirements Capture & Development Cost / Benefit Analysis

Polaris’ experience in cost/benefit analysis includes:

  • Benefits Mapping and Analysis
  • Combined Operational Effectiveness and Investment Appraisal (COEIA)
  • Economic Analysis
  • Forensic Cost Analysis
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Personnel and Training Cost Studies
  • Validation & Verification of Cost Models and Solutions
  • Whole Life Costing of Major Systems, Platforms and Equipments

Resource Solutions - Polaris have a dedicated Resourcing Division assisting Associates

Specialities  Operational Analysis, Programme Management and Support, Cost / Benefit Analysis, Resource Solutions