Senior Innovation Engineer, Wave Energy Scotland, United Kingdom

Jonathan Hodges

Following an early career in the aerospace industry, developing and testing Rolls-Royce turbofan engines, Jonathan moved to ocean energy sector where he gathered innovation, resource assessment and tecno-economic analysis experience. In his role as Senior Innovation Engineer at Wave Energy Scotland (WES), he aims to identify innovation opportunities and develop funding strategy to help the sector deliver cost competitive wave energy technologies.

Jonathan is involved in global collaboration activities to develop technology assessment tools and processes, deliver consensus on stage gate metrics, and seek technology transfer opportunities to advance the sector towards commercialisation.