Peter Ellis joins Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping as Executive Director

By BCShippingNews
March 20 2017
Effective immediately, former RCN Rear Admiral takes the helm of not-for-profit organization.

The Board of Directors of Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Ellis to the position of Executive Director, effective March 20th, 2017.

Peter comes to Clear Seas after a distinguished 31-year career in the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces. Prior to his retirement in the rank of Rear-Admiral, he held a variety of operational and institutional leadership roles both at sea and ashore, having served in Halifax, Esquimalt and Ottawa.

Peter has served on over a dozen Canadian ships and submarines, and sailed in several allied warships. He commanded the frigate HMCS Halifax and Canada’s Pacific Fleet.

As Executive Director, Peter brings proven leadership to Clear Seas as the organization fulfills its mission to be the leading source of impartial information on marine shipping in Canada.

For more information about Peter or Clear Seas, please visit: www.clearseas.org.