Chief Technical Officer, Ditrel Industrial, Spain

Ibon Larrea

Ibon Larrea was born in Bilbao in 1979. He is Industrial Engineer, PMP and Technical Director in Ditrel since 2007. He has always been involved around the steel sector, in Production, Quality, Purchases and Safety & Health activities.

One of his main activities is related to the Marine Renewable Energies. Since 2013 he has been leading the development of the KONEKTA2 solution, together with Tecnalia R&D. After several years of research and development, he has conducted the manufacturing of the first commercial units of their preconnector and the first offshore connection manoeuvres between dynamic cables and different floating devices, between 2021 and 2022.

He is also involved in the is the steel forging business, to manufacture, galvanize and provide pins for the electric onshore market.