Peter Lister is Vice President, Commercial Services at Seaspan Marine, the largest marine tug & barge transportation company on Canada's West Coast. He leads a team responsible for Seaspan's business development, sales, customer service, and order-to-dispatch activities, is accountable for the bottom-line financial performance of commercial contracts, and works to enhance Seaspan's reputation for high-quality, reliable and safe marine transportation services.
Before joining Seaspan, Peter spent 25 years in the forest products industry, most recently as VP, Forest Operations & Wood Products at FPInnovations, a national not-for-profit research & innovation agency that supports Canada's forest sector.
Peter has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of BC, and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He lives with his wife and two children in North Vancouver.
Peter joined the Pacific Salmon Foundation as a board member in 2020 and we look forward to incorporating his expertise toward the conservation and preservation of Pacific salmon on our coast.
More information is available at www.linkedin.com/in/peterflister/