Naval architect, expert in hydrodynamics, with 15 years experience in the oil&gas offshore industry and marine renewable energies.
After experiencing big, multicultural oil&gas projects, and more local, renewable projects like floating wind-farm design, Olivier has decided to focus his skills on a high potential, high impact new venture: how to make a realistic, proper use of the wave energy.
His dedication, enthusiasm and vision have given birth to BLUEFINS, now supported by leading research and technology organizations and industrial sponsors.
Dominique LE ROUX
Mechanical engineer with 25 years experience, expert in designing complex marine systems, Dominique holds a master’s degree in marine renewable energy.
He has spent 20 years in IFREMER, the French research institute dedicated to the ocean, designing mechanical and hydraulic systems meant for the oceanographic exploration. He was also part of several basin test campaigns of various renewable energy concepts, from floating wind turbines to wave energy converters.
His deep understanding of practical, mechanical challenges is BLUEFINS’ warranty for innovative but realistic design.