Colleen Robertson is the Managing Director and an owner of Green Shipping Line. She has worked for the company for four years on various initiatives, including the transportation of cars in containers, offshore wind farm equipment transportation, the fabrication of new vessels in the United States and on three successful America’s Marine Highway applications.
Prior to Green Shipping Line, Colleen worked for the Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Credit Company for nearly 20 years in several activities, including engineering, manufacturing, warranty, marketing, finance and strategy. At Ford Motor Company in finance, she was responsible for present and future vehicle line financials, profit reporting, fleet administration, and the formation and management of Covisint (a B2B joint venture between Ford, General Motors, Daimler-Chrysler, Renault-Nissan, and their suppliers). Her last assignment was in the Office of the Chairman and Chief Executive, working directly for Alan Mulally and Bill Ford on corporate strategic initiatives. Colleen assisted Mr. Mulally in his transition to his CEO position and facilitated the implementation of his strategic plan (One Ford), which overhauled Ford Motor Company toward a team management approach.
She holds an Interdisciplinary Engineering degree from Purdue University with minors in Spanish and Business as well as a Masters in Engineering Management from the University of Michigan.