Shawn joined Seaspan in June 2013 as Director, Safety & Environment and was appointed to the role of Vice President, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ) in March 2016. Shawn brings with him over 20 years experience leading health, safety and environmental performance in the forestry and utility sectors. He has been a leader of change in Seaspan’s safety culture that is positioning the company to achieve its zero workplace injury goal.
Shawn completed his Bachelor of Forestry Degree from Lakehead University, and has since gone on to complete an Integrated Leadership Development Program from Simon Fraser University, as well as a Leadership Program from the Schulich School of Business.
As part of both the Seaspan Marine and Seaspan Shipyards Senior Leadership Teams, Shawn provides strategic leadership and direction for all HSEQ management systems throughout Seaspan. Additionally, Shawn will be the driving force behind culture of safety, quality and efficiency throughout the company.