When: 4:00pm – 6:00pm, January 28, 2016
Where: T-Room, 1360 Barrington Street, Halifax
Jamie Sangster is the President of LeeWay Marine, a Halifax based startup company operating a ship from Dartmouth “Cove” to service the Ocean Tech and Ocean Research Sectors. Jamie specializes in complex marine project management. He has served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 20 years as a marine systems engineering officer and naval architect, and has extensive sea experience aboard Canadian major warships. Jamie has spent his career on the operational waterfront and at sea in various technical and operational leadership roles. These positions include engineering officer aboard a Canadian patrol frigate in domestic and international operations, east coast fleet maintenance manager, east coast fleet senior naval architect, technical director for a major submarine refit project, and detachment commander and technical lead for new ship construction at Irving Shipbuilding.
Jamie will discuss the value of former naval technicians and professionals as new employees in our community and how companies can take advantage of their experience. He will also talk about his company LeeWay Marine, the vessel they operate and what it has to offer to the Ocean Tech and Ocean Research sectors in Nova Scotia.