IVO VELDHUIS

Joint talk with HOWARD LOWE MAYFAIR MARINE

Ivo is the Technical Manager of Mayfair Marine and he has gained substantial engineering and commercial project management experience in the large yacht, ship building and renewable energy sectors. He has been part of the engineering management of several large-scale, multi-disciplinary, engineering projects with budgets exceeding €100 million.

Ivo has combined his professional life with obtaining a Doctorate in Engineering at the University of Southampton on the topic of hydrogen as a marine fuel and more recently completed his MBA at Koç University, Istanbul in 2015.

He has published several academic papers about renewable energy and alternative fuel sources for ships and this subject is his real passion. Ivo is now widely involved in the new technology of alternative fuels, electric propulsion and hydrogen. His knowledge in this area is sought after as the yacht and shipping sectors seek to find more sustainable ways to power their vessels.