Electrical engineer, Fulbright scholar, experience in wide range of functions, companies and countries at Director and Managing Director level. Considerable experience of patent—and knowhow-based licensing as seller and buyer. Has been a director of manufacturing, distribution and software companies, and an oil refinery. Consulted for major Irish, UK, French, US, and Japanese companies. He and Joss previously worked together as a CEO and CTO respectively, repeated when they jointly founded Jospa for wave energy R & D in 2008.
Mechanical engineer, combining inventive excellence with professional engineering competence. His R&D on use of glass cullet in glasswool insulation production is now worldwide industry practice. His reinforced gypsum work is used worldwide. Designed and built many special purpose machines, including a successful full state-of-the-art non-wovens production line that sold throughout Europe and in Iran.He’s the inventor of the tug and beach, his model workshop has been a key element for Jospa to control costs.
Qualified boat-builder, 6 years building ocean-going yachts, 17 years deep sea fishing, developed and managed a fleet of 12 vessels up to 50m. Established an FMCG distribution company in the Basque region of Spain, servicing major Spanish & French supermarkets. Designed and built a wave energy convertor to TRL 4, tested at the Kelvin Laboratory, Glasgow and at Ifremer, Brest. Developing a utility scale, gravitational energy storage system, supported by Innovate UK. He has been granted patents in US, AUS & Europe for the Wave Device & Gravitational Energy Storage. He and Jospa have discussed technical issues over 5 years.
Jospa Ocean Solutions support the UN's sustainable goals, addressing goals numbered 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 17