Paul B. Smith

Wärtsilä
Vice President, Development & Financial Services, Inc.


Mr. Smith is responsible for Wärtsilä Development & Financial Services (WDFS) activities in the Americas. Mr Smith joined Wärtsilä in 1989 and was a founding member of the WDFS team and was also responsible for establishing the Wärtsilä O&M business. He has been actively developing Wärtsilä power and LNG projects globally since 1989 and for the past 12 years has been responsible for the development activities of Wärtsilä in the Americas.

Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Southampton School of Marine Engineering officer cadet program and from the Warsash Maritime Academy in the U.K. where he studied marine engineering and naval architecture followed by a career at sea as a marine engineering officer. He is a veteran of H.M. Armed Forces.