Ian joined Vancouver Shipyards as Vice President, New Construction Supply Chain Management & Contracts in January 2016, bringing with him over 27 years of experience in the shipbuilding and heavy projects construction industries. He has worked on a number of major military procurement programs with Aircraft Carrier Alliance, BAE Systems Surface Fleet Solutions Inc., and Saint John Shipbuilding Limited.
Most recently, he served as Chief Counsel and Corporate Secretary for General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada, where he was responsible export/import, anti-bribery and trade restrictions compliance, intellectual property and licensing matters, design and management of procurement terms and conditions of purchase and sale, and all commercial and legal matters.
A graduate of the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law, Ian also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Geography and Economics from York University.
As part of Seaspan Shipyard’s Executive Team, Ian will provide the strategic leadership and day-to-day oversight and direction of supply chain, warehousing and logistics, procurement, and contracts and subcontracts in support of new vessel construction at VSY.