About the Marine Leadership Group

We are dedicated to the transformation of leadership ability no matter your position, job, location or cultural background.

Originally started as a company to serve the captains and crew of the yachting industry, the Marine Leadership Group has grown to include professionals in all industries who want to excel in their leadership role. No matter your position, our coaching system will develop and enhance your skills to give you the competitive edge.

Whatever industry it is you work in, leadership is leadership. Work with us to become the leader you know you can be.

We know anyone can be a leader. The thing is, skill as a leader is learned. You may have relied on your personality or position to lead in the past, however genuine leadership needs development, like any other skill. Work with us to to become the leader you want to be!

OUR GOAL is to give leaders the tools they need to propel their careers forward!  We are committed to helping you work in an environment where trust thrives, morale is high, loyalty abounds and engagement can flourish!

WHY US? Unlike generic training programs, our coaching programs have been tailored to the requirements of you as a leader. Our in-depth coaching content comes from an academic foundation built on 70+ years of social science. Our coaches won't waste your time telling stories. We'll give you the tools you need to succeed in your challenging role through activities and hands on situations. We expect you to excel when you finish coaching with us. You'll be equipped to succeed.

Paul Ferdais is the Founder and CEO of The Marine Leadership Group and has worked extensively in leadership roles for 20+ years. In addition to being a certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach, he also holds a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Business Leadership from Trinity Western University, Canada’s premier leadership university. Additionally he holds marine industry certifications to work as a seafarer: a Transport Canada issued 500GT Canadian Commercial Master License as well as a 200GT Yachtmaster Offshore License. His real-world leadership experience combined with his academic knowledge of leadership makes him uniquely qualified to give insight during the coaching process, no matter the industry or setting.