Vice President, Newbuilding & Refurbishment
As Vice President of Newbuilding and Refurbishment, Trevor Young is currently coordinating the 13 new building projects that are currently part of MSC Cruises’ fleet expansion plan. He also coordinates all refurbishment projects in the Company’s existing fleet.
Trevor’s career started with him earning a Diploma of Business / Hospitality Management along with a Certificate in Hotel and Catering Management which lead him to the cruise industry in 1996.
Trevor joined Star Cruises in 1996, working onboard the Superstar Gemini. In 1997 he took the role of Director Newbuilding Owners Supply based in Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany. In 2000 became Star Cruises’ Senior Director Hotel Operations, overseeing the day to day operations for their fleet and developing and implementing new statagies over a number of departments.
In 2002, he moved to Miami, joining Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings as Vice President, Hotel Newbuilding & Refurbishment. In this position, he oversaw the building team and the construction of all areas onboard. Five years later, Trevor was promoted to Vice President Newbuilding Design & Outfitting based in Saint Nazaire, France where he managed many new building projects, including that of Norwegian Epic.
In 2008, Trevor moved to Dubai as the Owners Representative of the Queen Elizabeth 2’s redevelopment into a 7 star hotel, private club, luxury spa, entertainment venue and residences.
In 2010 he became a consultant for JMMY Group based in the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
In 2015, Trevor returned to Genting Hong Kong as Senior Vice President New Ship Building Product & Delivery, where he was responsible for the overall design, construction and delivery of new ship building in Papenburg, Germany and future projects in MV Werften.