Head of Wave Energy, TECNALIA Research & Innovation, Spain

Pablo Ruiz-Minguela

Mr Pablo Ruiz-Minguela is Technology Manager for the Energy, Climate and Urban Transition Unit at TECNALIA, where he identifies, plans and appraises the technology portfolio related to renewable energy, energy efficiency and circularity. He is also Head of Wave Energy projects, both at national and international level. In 2018 he was elected Board Member of the European Ocean Energy Association.

He offers 29 years of experience in R&D at TECNALIA (17 of them in Wave Energy), has managed over 35 research projects, and is the author or co-author of 5 patents for marine energy, 21 publications and 25 conference communications.

MSc in Industrial Engineering (1991) and Postgraduate studies in Electrical Engineering (2008) at the University of Basque Country, Spain; MSc in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (1992) at the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, UK; MBA (2012) at the Business School ESEUNE, Spain.