Paul Hebson

Vice President & General Manager – Vancouver Drydock

In August 2013, Paul joined Seaspan as Vice President & General Manager of Vancouver Drydock (VDC), bringing with him over 15 years experience in the ship repair and conversion industries.

He spent the majority of his career at A&P Falmouth in the UK, moving up the ranks to Operations Director. During that time and with responsibility for 50+ refits and drydockings annually plus the upkeep of a 50 acre site, Paul developed and implemented strategies and systems to deliver large returns on sales, implement safety cultural shifts, and revive operations.

Paul holds an MBA from Herriot Watt University and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Birmingham. Following A&P Falmouth and prior to working at Seaspan, Paul founded Marine Business Management Services Ltd., a technical and commercial support company for the marine industry.

As VDC Vice President & General Manager, Paul is accountable for the profitable, productive and safe operations of the yard. In addition, he is responsible for customer satisfaction with all ship repair and conversion projects and business development activities.