Director, University of Western Australia, Australia

Christophe Gaudin

Christophe Gaudin is professor of offshore geotechnical engineering at the University of Western Australia, with over 20 years’ experience with the ocean engineering industry. Over the last 7 years, Christophe has redirected his research effort towards offshore renewables, pursuing scientific interests and becoming acutely aware of the imperative for renewable energy and its potential for the Australian economy. He is the Director of the UWA Ocean Institute and the founding Director of Marine Energy Research Centre, which supports industry, scientist and government in developing innovative offshore renewable energy technology and in defining the future energy landscape in Australia and worldwide.