Crew

Our people are our greatest asset – we say it often and with good reason.

Our people make us different; energetic about supporting and challenging our clients, we’re passionate about making a measurable impact in all we do.

Our “one team” attitude has no silos and helps us engage with the client equally effectively from the dock bottom to the wheel house and the board room. Our collaborative working style emphasizes teamwork, trust, and tolerance for diverging opinions.

Our Crew Naval Architecture Marine Engineering Canada
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Office Administrator

Pearl Ingham

Experience
Pearl has worked in small and medium enterprises and some larger corporations in accounting and human resource roles. Her experience has provided her with competitive skills in recruiting human resources from as far distant locales as California and the UK. Her accounting experience has seen her provide general accounting and payroll administration in small local dentist offices through schools to landscaping and masonry enterprises.

Education / Expertise
Pearl has participated in a number of skill based training programs from the former CGA Level 1 through to those specialty courses related and required for working with Children. She has also completed certificates for Office Administration and Supervisor at the former Malaspina College, and certificates from the Vancouver Island Construction Association program. She is a skilled practitioner of the SAGE accounting system.

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Senior Naval Architect

IAIN MILL

Experience
Iain has over 13 years’ experience in the marine industry, working in a broad range of areas including concept design, design development, detailed design, construction, refit and repair, regulatory review, and survey. Some of the more notable projects Iain has had a leading role in include the development of a proposed design for the upcoming US Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter; design and construction support of the Bravante V through Bravante IX, a series of 5 Platform Supply Vessels built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Florida for Boldini AS; and the concept design of the dual fuel (LNG and diesel) powered trailer ferry for Seaspan Ferries, in Vancouver. Iain has also been involved in major aspects of the design and construction of the CSS Derwent for Hallin Marine, and refits of several Holland America Line cruise ships.
Iain joined the 3GA Marine crew in January 2015. Iain's previous employment include: Project Naval Architect with STX Canada Marine Inc (now VARD Marine Inc) from 2006 to 2014; Naval Architect at Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited throughout 2005; and Naval Architect with Babock Design and Technology in Rosyth, UK from 2003 to 2004. Iain also worked for BAE Systems in Scotland after graduating in 2002.
Education and Expertise
Iain completed a Master's degree in Naval Architecture and Small Craft Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2004. He was sponsored throughout his degree by Lloyd's Register of shipping, completing two terms as a student surveyor in both plan approval and field survey work. Iain is an experienced Naval Architect with a wide range of expertise in the field and proficiency with the use of the associated numerical tools such as GHS, NavCad and 3D modeling tools. Iain is registered as a Chartered Engineer in the UK, and is a full member of both RINA and SNAME.

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Senior Naval Architect

Glen Vogl

Experience
Glen is an extremely capable and experienced Naval Architect who has been working in the British Columbia Marine sector since his graduation from UBC in 1978. For several years he was a self-employed practicing Naval Architect and developed a significant portfolio of clients and project achievements along the water front in the lower main land. This includes work on Tug and Barges, Ferries and Fishing vessels. His recent focus has been on the myriad of small vessels that work on the Alberta Oil Sands Tailing ponds where he has led the design and deployment of pump barges, environmental platforms and work boats.
Education / expertise
Glen holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, B.C., 1978. Where he Majored in Mechanical Engineering and completed Minor Studies in Ship Design Theory, including Model Towing Tank Operations at B.C. Research with Naval Architecture options.
Glen is expert in ship stability and structures assessment working with GHS and the Northstar Ship Hull 2000 software. He has an extensive knowledge of the regulatory regimen and works with all the major classification societies.

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Naval Architect

Corey Toews

Experience
Corey has worked in design companies in the US Pacific North West since graduating Memorial University’s Marine Institute in 2008 where he became an Associate Project Manger for Elliot Bay Design Group. His work has included implementation engineering lead for production of trawlers and other vessel builds. He is Naval Architect and Structural Designer with eight years of increasingly complex shipbuilding experience, a proven ability to manage teams of technical professionals and produce quality documentation, work packages and drawings. He has executed several refit and repair projects and has experience using both laser scan data and traditional ship check methods. An expert user of ShipConstructor and experienced Project Manager he comes from a fast paced, shipyard focused design environment.
Education / Expertise
Corey graduated Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL Diploma of Technology in Naval Architecture, May, 2008 and holds a Licence as a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), License 1764781. He is CAD/CAM proficient, particularly in 3D software such as ShipConstructor and has expertise in ship construction planning.

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Intermediate Engineer

Frederick Gadd

Experience
Frederick has worked in shipyards on the East Coast and West coast since joining the marine sector in 2012. A native of New Brunswick, and following a period in Davie working on the engineering planning and implementation of a large offshore construction vessel build project, he joined 3GA and is now supporting build projects as part of our shipyard implementation support team. Before making the decision to join the marine sector he interned with large engineering companies on the east coast between 2008 and 2010. He is currently pursuing his registration as a professional engineer in BC.
Education / Expertise
Frederick graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He is a skilled practitioner of the engineering software tools of the trade and supports shipyard planning activities.

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Naval Architect

David jack

Experience

David has spent his entire career pursuing boat designs of one size or another. His passion for marine sector design came from designing wooden boats, fast wooden boats. In this effort, he came across Quadrant Marine Institute where he met a Naval Architect that inspired him to investigate his options. This led him to completing his Naval Architect Technology program at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador, During this study time David worked after hours at the internationally renowned Oceanic Corporation Tow Tank constructing even larger models for testing America’s and World Cup designs. He has worked in the luxury yacht sector, small boats and passenger vessels. Today, David is immersed in the variety of assignments at 3GA Marine that range from stability studies, structural design, surveys, reporting on thickness testing and developing conceptual design.

Education and Expertise

David’s first marine sector academic accomplishment was the completion of the British Columbia Marine Service Technician Program MST designation from Quadrant Marine Institute. He has also completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Victoria [2002] and his Naval Architect Technology Diploma from Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador [2008].

David is an advanced user of GHS ship stability analysis program and has conducted sever inclining experiments and stability book preparation projects using a variety of regulatory regimes. He is also trained in Ultrasonic thickness measurement and has conducted TM surveys to classification requirements.

Engineering Coop Student

Since inception 3GA Marine has maintained one or two student work-term / intern positions within our offices in Victoria or Vancouver. These positions are filled on a rotational basis fitting into the schedule of University Coop programs or summer breaks. The position involves working alongside our Engineers on a variety of projects. The student is an active participant in an Engineering team and expected to undertake design and engineering tasks commensurate with their skill levels. We recognize that this is a learning experience for the student and mentorship is provided by our senior staff. The time spent is an opportunity for the student to develop the everyday pragmatic skills required by a design office and gain experience with commercial project management and project deliverables. 3GA is committed to providing support to future engineers who will be practicing in the marine sector, consequently preference for these positions is given to those student with a particular interest in Naval Architecture and or Marine Engineering. We have taken student from the U-Vic and Memorial Coop programs as well as technologists in the Marine Institute.

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Adam Streichsbier

Experience
Growing up on Vancouver Island, Adam started in the marine industry at an early age. He worked many jobs from marina management to working as crew on coastal tugboats. While completing his education in Naval Architecture at Memorial University Adam began working with 3GA in 2014 as a summer co-op student. During this time, he applied his GHS skills to produce vessel stability books, and aid in vessel condition surveys doing non-destructive testing on many of the provinces inland ferries. Upon graduating and moving back to Vancouver Island, Adam returned to the team at 3GA Marine, where he is continuing to expand his knowledge in the marine industry. Working with 3GA, Adam has gained considerable experience conducting vessel incline experiments for the Department of National Defence. Adam also worked on contract and was a part of the National Shipbuilding program at Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyard, providing engineering support to produce block lift and turn drawings.
Education
Adam graduated from the Marine Institute of Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland with a diploma of technology in Naval Architecture. He is proficient in CAD and an advanced user of GHS stability software.