WALTER LUSH transforms intricate challenges into achievements and milestones as a result of his vigor, tenacity and strategic planning. He has a deepening passion for family/global unity, particularly when affected by traumatic events. Against this backdrop, Walter has a proven track record of successfully completing difficult work assignments while motivating organizations and demonstrating inspirational leadership. Respected as a credible maritime manager, Walter has created productive teams of key people who have completed complex tasks, even when confronted with adversity.
Currently, as an experienced manager in the transportation industry, and Ships Captain/Pilot, Walter has an extensive background in policy, budgeting, vendor negotiations, developing personal relationships, decision-making, strategic planning, and procedure development. He is now spearheading a project and business plan for Caribbean cruises which entails a thorough nautical experience theme package.
Previously, the scope of Walter’s qualifications and experience comprises background in both the maritime public and private sector. This includes assignments with various private companies, the Department of National Defense (Naval Reserves), and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans under the federal government. Earlier he was an advocate of health and wellness while volunteering as a fitness/aerobics instructor which involved specialized classes for participants who had cardiac incidences. His diverse experience and background will be an asset when fundraising for the NL (Newfoundland and Labrador) Brain Injury Association.
Walter holds an MMM (Masters of Maritime Management), BMS (Bachelors of Maritime Studies), and a Diploma of Nautical Science from the Memorial University of NL. Walter serves on several boards and committees such as OHS (Occupational Health and Safety), and the board of directors of the NL Brain Injury Association.