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.



Arne has 35 years of experience from the Oil & Gas Industry and Offshore Renewable Energy, specializing in technical supervision of marine structures throughout all phases. He has gained premium Offshore Wind experience working for Statoil in the Hywind Scotland Pilot Wind Park Project as engineering manager and structural lead.


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 - Senior Engineer & PARTNER

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 & partner

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.