Steve joined Seaspan in March 2005 as Vice President, Fleet Logistics and was appointed Vice President, Business Development in 2008. In early 2012, Steve was promoted to Vice President, Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) and in March 2017 he was appointed President.
He obtained Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Physical Education from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the University of Saskatchewan. Steve brings over 15 years’ experience in the private sector with transportation and service companies and as a Project Manager with an international consulting firm focusing on performance improvement and executive coaching. He also spent 15 years as a University Men’s Basketball Coach.
As President – Seaspan Ferries, Steve continues to have primary accountability for the overall performance of the company, including the management of day-to-day operations. He is also responsible for the short and long-term strategic planning processes, including setting and fulfilling revenue and profitability targets and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders. He will also ensure that customer service expectations are met or exceeded while overseeing the safe operation of SFC’s vessels, its terminals and people. In addition, Steve is a member of Seaspan’s Executive Leadership Team and will participate in establishing Seaspan’s overall strategy and direction.