Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - The Metropolitan Club, New York City


Ian Webber
Chief Executive Officer
Global Ship Lease, Inc.

Ian Webber has been the Chief Executive Officer of Global Ship Lease, Inc., a New York listed containership lessor, since its formation in 2007. Global Ship Lease currently owns 19 vessels with a total capacity of 85,136 TEU and an average age, weighted by TEU capacity, at July 1, 2018 of 13.5 years. All 19 vessels are currently fixed on time charters, 17 of which are with CMA CGM and two to OOCL. The average remaining term of the charters at July 1, 2018 was 2.4 years or 2.7 years on a weighted basis.

From 1996 to 2006, he was the Chief Financial Officer and a director of CP Ships Limited, a top 20 containership operator, listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges until its merger into Hapag-Lloyd in 2006. From 1979 to 1996, Mr. Webber was at PriceWaterhouse, the last five years as a partner. Mr. Webber is a graduate of Cambridge University.