About BC Ferries

BC Ferries' Executive Team


Mike Corrigan
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike has been a senior executive with BC Ferries, one of the largest ferry companies in the world, since joining the organization in 2003. Mike’s first role with the company was Executive Vice President of Business Development (2003 – 2006) and second, Chief Operating Officer (2006 – 2011). While COO, he was responsible for creating and leading, in partnership with BC Ferries Marine Workers’ Union, the company’s SailSafe program which has established a “just” safety culture throughout the company. Before joining BC Ferries, Mike worked in senior roles in Canada for Westcoast Energy. He has a MBA from UVIC, a BBA from the University of Western Michigan and an Associates Arts Degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Prior to his business career, Mike played professional hockey in the Detroit Red Wings organization for four years and during his junior hockey career won a Memorial Cup in 1980 with the Cornwall Royals. Mike was born in Timmins, Ontario and grew up in Sudbury. He has two adult daughters and resides in Victoria with his wife, Shari, and black Lab, Ace.


   Glen N. Schwartz
Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Development 

Glen Schwartz became part of BC Ferries' executive team in June 2004.  His background includes more than 25 years of experience in human resources, employee relations and corporate affairs with such leading companies as Molson, Dairyland Foods and Saputo.  Mr. Schwartz holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management from the University of British Columbia and is a certified Human Resources Professional.  He leads the Human Resources & Crewing functions and is responsible for creating people advantage for BC Ferries through the development of a highly skilled, productive and engaged work force.  Mr. Schwartz is also responsible for Corporate Development, which includes Marketing, Communications, Public Affairs and Business Development, and provides leadership to the Commercial Sales and Travel & Tourism business units.