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oyvind johnsen - Technical director

With over 35 years experience in hydrodynamic analysis, global hull design and mooring analysis, Oyvind heads up CoreMarine's analysis efforts. Oyvind is also passionate about product development and ensures that CoreMarine develops a strong technology focus.


Ben Fitzgerald - Operations director

Ben has gained vast offshore and marine operational experience with respected companies such as Schlumberger and Technip. He heads up the operations side of CoreMarine as well as business development.


Sean Van Steel - EngineerING MANAGER

Sean's experience is in designing and installing structures: he's worked from topside to seabed and everything in between. He takes the big picture view, analysing and pulling all the threads of a complex project together. Sean is a strong believer in CoreMarine’s vision of knowledge transfer to the blue economy.


Maxime Lesage - Senior engineer

Maxime is a self-confessed underwater enthusiast with strong experience from the subsea industry. He has extensive commissioning and pumping spread experience. Maxime shares CoreMarine's product development vision and he is leading the development of the Offshore Seaweed System (OSS). 

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Jun Xu - Principal Analysis Engineer

Jun has vast experience in the structural and hydrodynamic analysis of floating platforms and risers. He has held such positions as vice-president of Marintek USA and Engineering Manager of Seaflex USA. Jun's experience and expertise in the analysis sector fits well with CoreMarine's vision and future strategies. 


Hulpa Marlin – senior Specialist Engineer

Hulpa is an extremely experienced and competent offshore engineer. With broad experience in offshore installations and lifting. Hulpa also brings personnel management experience to the CoreMarine Team.


Bjorn frodesen – Principle Analysis Engineer

Bjorn is extremely experienced in offshore and installation analysis of cables, flexibles and risers. His main weapon of choice is OrcaFlex, but he has vast experience on other analysis software also.


ARNE HOLMSEN – senior advisor

Arne has 35 years of experience from the Oil & Gas Industry and Offshore Renewable Energy. He has gained premium Offshore Wind experience working for Statoil in the Hywind Scotland Pilot Wind Park Project as engineering manager and structural lead.


Eamonn O’leary - Senior Offshore Engineer

Eamonn brings a raft of experience from such contractors as Ocean Installer and Bibby. He excels in the management of projects and offshore execution.


Kjetil Gjøystdal - Senior Offshore Engineer

Kjetil has in excess of 10-years experience in the offshore installation industry. He brings vast experience from TechnipFMC and specialises in subsea lifting and offshore installations.