Brian Carter

President and Chief Executive Officer – Seaspan Shipyards

Brian joined Seaspan as President – Seaspan Shipyards in January 2012, and in August 2017 assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Seaspan Shipyards.

He brings 23 years of leadership experience in vessel design and construction. During a near 10-year tenure at General Dynamics NASSCO, one of the largest military and commercial new construction shipyards in North America, he developed more than $1B of new construction business and key technology transfer relationships with leading international shipbuilding companies. Following NASSCO and prior to joining Seaspan, Brian founded Brizo Maritime, a company that assists maritime companies with strategic development initiatives.

Brian holds a Masters of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering degree. He also has a professional certification as an Engineer (PE), Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

With primary accountability for all Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Drydock, Vancouver Shipyards and Victoria Shipyards), Brian is responsible for delivering on the long-term strategic plan for the shipyard group along with the development and implementation of shipyard specific policies and management practices.