Oceanovation Festival

OUR 2024 LINE-UP

ANN LEE CARPENTER

CEO
Braid Theory

 

CHRIS GORELL BARNES

Founding Partner
Ocean14 Capital

ED PHILLIPS

Partner
Future Planet Capital

IDA CHRISTINE BRUN

Venture capital and corporate partnerships
Maersk

LORA JAKOBSEN

Chief Purpose Activist
ZeroNorth

MEVIN KISTNASSAMY

Founding Partner
Blue Pelican Capital

PETER SCHEIJGROND

Director
BLUESPRING

STEFFEN KNODT

Founder
Deepblue Earth

STEPHEN HALL

Head of Partnerships
The Nippon Foundation & GEBCO Seabed 2030

TED JANULIS

Founder and Principal
Investable Ocean

ALAN LAUBSCH

Founder
Generation Blue

ANDREW SMITH

Executive Director
Greenbackers Investment Capital

ANNE LEBRETON-WOLF

FOUNDER
ALW Finance

ANTOINE ROUGIER

ESG & Impact Manager
Deliberate Capital

BRENDAN CAHILL

Director of Environment Development
ORPC Ireland

CARLOS ESTEBAN

Partner
Faber

DR. MERI ROSICH

CEO
Oceanomy

DR. ULRIKE PFREUNDT

Co-founder
rrreefs

JAKE EDMISTON

Project Researcher
Blue Marine Foundation

JAMES MORRIS

Climate project manager
Blue Marine Foundation

JULIE PEYRACHE

Investment Manager
SWEN Capital Partners

LISA HUBERT

Investment Manager
Mirova

MONICA JAIN

Founder/CEO
Manta Consulting Inc.

NATALIE GILSON

Founder
Tortuga Creative Studio

OHAD MAIMAN

Founder/Managing Partner
Aqua Founders Capital

JASON CLAY

Senior Vice President, Market Transformation
World Wildlife Fund

AVA VAN VLIET

Investment Manager
Hatch Blue

FLAVIO CORSIN

Director of Partnerships and HR
Aqua-Spark

BRENDAN CAHILL

Director of Environment Development
ORPC Ireland

LISSY SMIT

CEO
Aqua-Spark

OLIVER RISSE

Investment Partner
HHLA Next

INNA BRAVERMAN

Co-founder
Ecowave power


JASPER SCHURINGA

Head of Corporate Venturing
Damen


ADONAI HERRERA-MARTINEZ

Director, environment and sustainability
EBRD

REMY GARDERET

Managing Partner
Manta Consulting Inc.

 

GÉRALDINE ANDRIEUX GUSTIN

CEO and Founder
Blumorpho

SUSANNE WEDIN-SCHILDT

Founding Partner
Ocean Community Challenge

DREW BLAXLAND

CEO
Proteus Marine Renewables

MATHILDA D'SILVA

CEO
Ocean Purpose Project

THIJN VAN DOORNE

Investor Relations Manager
Aqua-Spark

Marcel Alberts

Founder
Healix BV


AMELIE DESROCHERS

Director of Innovation
Novarium

PIERRE ERWES

Partner
Blue Forward Fund – Seventure Partners

IGNASI FERRER PELLICER

CEO & Co-Founder
Ocean Ecostructures

KLAAS DE VOS

Founder and Consultant
Ocean Fox Advisory

ELISABETE DA COSTA

Executive Advisor
BlueBio Alliance

 

STELLA VAN DEN BERG

Director Waste Management and Recycling
The Ocean Cleanup

BIRGIT MARIE LIODDEN

Founder & CEO
The Ocean Opportunity Lab AS

MARTA COSTA

Program manager
Maze Impact


DR. MATTHIAS HOMBAUER

FOUNDER
LEAD FROM WITHIN

 

MARE STRAETMANS

Founder
Platform Zero

MARINE HAMELIN

Innovation Ecosystem Project Manager
Blumorpho

 

MAUREEN BLANKESTIJN

Editor Agriculture and Food Chains
Het Financieele Dagblad

MICHAEL WHITE

Venture Partner
Planet Ocean Fund

 

CAMERON MCNATT

Managing Director
Mocean Energy

 

WILLEM DE BRUJIN

Senior Director Marketing & Market Business Development
Aquaculture Stewardship Council

GONÇALO FARIA

Hub Azul Manager
Fórum Oceano

POOJA MAHAPATRA

Principal Advisor – Climate & Nature
Fugro

ANDY ELLWOOD

Co-Founder 
Ocean Currency Network

 

JANE BUSH

Corporate Engagement Advisor
Crustacean Compassion

STEVEN HERMANS

Founder
Phyconomy

CHRISTINE XU

Head of Fisheries Welfare
Aquatic Life Institute

 

KOEN VAN SEIJEN

Host and Co Founder
Investing in Regenerative Agriculture

CAROLINE SLOOTWEG

CEO and Co-founder
Kelp Blue

 

BERNARDO CARVALHO

CEO and Founder
Oceano Fresco

 

ANDREAA STRACHINESCU

Head of Unit – Research, innovation and investment in the marine and maritime sectors
European Commission

NATHAN PYNE-CARTER

CEO
ACE AQUATEC

SOWMYA BALENDIRAN

Co-founder and Chief Business Officer
Sea6 Energy

PHILIPPE BOISSAT

CEO
3i3Signature LLC

WIM STUBBE

Owner
Aartlink

PAUL HOLTHUS

Founding President & CEO
World Ocean Council

STEN SWANEBERG

Founder
Dutch Wave Power

LOTTE HOLVAST

Innovation Program Manager
Oceans of Energy

DANIEL BUHAGIAR

Co-Founder / CEO
FLASC B.V

CARLOS WEVER

Materials Innovation Manager
Schoeller Allibert

JULIE DE BRUYCKERE

International Key Account Manager Beverage
Schoeller Allibert

NOELIA ABASCAL

Satellite Applications Engineer
European Space Agency

DIANA MATHEW

Satellite Applications Engineer
European Space Agency

DR. CONSTANTIN MARAKHOV

CEO and FOUNDER
KIDEMIS

ALLARD MARX

Founder/CEO
AETHIC

REINIER J. RIJKE

CEO/DGA
Water2Energy Projects BV

ALESSANDRO ROMANO

CEO and Founder
Ittinsect – Feed for the Ocean

PIETER HACK

Founder and CEO
REDstack BV

ALBERTO CARPANESE

Co-Founder
Sea the Change

RUBEN BRANDS

Co-Founder and CEO
SeaO2

PETRINA SO

Chief Technology Officier
Zeal Industries

ERWIN MEIJBOOM

CEO and Co-founder
Slow Mill

ANDY GARDINER

Co-founder
SUNDEW

THIJS WULLEMS

Founder
Monkeys by the Sea

THEO VERLEUN

CEO
GOA Ventures

ALEXANDRE PULINO

CEO
Fisher Piscicultura

ELENA KYZYNGASHEVA

Business Developer
FLASC B.V

CHRISTO DU PLESSIS

CEO
Matorka

PAU GUASCH

CEO / Co-Founder
Seabots

ASSUNÇÃO LOUREIRO

Managing Director
SeaTheFuture

ALEKSANDRA BAVDAŽ

Executive Director
SensFish

PAIGE ROEPERS

CEO & Co-Founder
Ocean Ledger

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