Safe, cost effective and sustainable floating wind energy
Our mission is to become a global leader in developing and deploying the most economic, safe and sustainable offshore wind farm technologies for all seas and oceans, including cyclonic regions. We’re making great strides towards achieving this through our innovative and cost-efficient solutions that have been patented, proven and have achieved first-phase certification.
Seawind is a technology development company and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), producing the new generation of floating fully-integrated wind turbines.
Co-founded in 2014, by renewable energy pioneers Martin Jakubowski and Silvestro Caruso. Since then we’ve developed our innovative technologies and expanded into a fantastic team of industry experts.
Seawind is now ready to fully demonstrate our new-generation floating wind solutions, and to help create a more sustainable future for everyone.
Our team includes global experts from the Oil & Gas, Clean Energy, Nuclear and Offshore Engineering industries. Together, we have over seventy years’ experience in the offshore energy and floating wind sector, with hundreds of years of individual experience.
Fundamental to Seawind’s team is our globally-recognised partners who we work with collaboratively to manufacture, install, and maintain our floating-wind turbines.
Years of experience
Meet our team
We’ve formed an Executive Board and Lead Team that balances senior industry experience and technical expertise, with the proven ability to deliver technologies through to commercialisation.
Our team is based in the UK, Europe and USA.
Martin is one of the pioneers of the renewable energy sector and of floating wind technologies.
For three decades Martin’s been a serial entrepreneur and business founder, including setting up one of the UK’s leading renewable energy suppliers.
Martin was instrumental in deploying the first floating offshore wind turbine in 2007, and has patented groundbreaking floating wind technologies, including Seawind’s new-generation solutions.
As Seawind’s Chairman, Martin uses his wealth of technical expertise, industry knowledge and international connections to oversee the global success of our business.
Vincent is an accomplished business leader with vast experience in the energy sector across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, China, USA and Indonesia.
After 26 years in the Fossil Fuel industry, Vincent moved into clean energy and achieved significant business and environmental successes, including reducing the impact of palm oil mills in Sumatra.
As Seawind’s CEO, Vincent uses his vast experience to steer the development of our new-generation floating wind energy solutions to commercial availability, and maintain relations with our key investors.
Silvestro has decades of experience in the renewable energy sector in design, management and directorship.
Silvestro was instrumental in developing the first prototypes for floating-wind technology, working alongside NASA expertise.
Holding a Ph.D. in Nuclear Mechanical Engineering, Silvestro is considered to be a founding father of the Floating Wind industry that is rapidly emerging today.
As Seawind’s CTO, Silvestro uses his immense knowledge and experience to support the full prototyping of our exceptional floating wind solutions.
Gert-Jan is a highly experienced finance professional with over 30 years’ experience in the Financial Services and Banking industries.
Operating as lead partner and SVP at a number of leading organisations, including Deloitte and Rabobank, Gert-Jan has worked internationally for major clients in the energy, utilities and asset management sectors.
As Seawind’s Chief Financial Officer, Gert-Jan uses his expertise to support the strategic direction and growth of our business.
Ingrid has over 30 years’ experience in supporting some of the most senior-level business leaders in the Private, Public and Non-Profit sectors, across Europe.
With an exceptional track record, Ingrid has ensured the smooth operation of executive offices in many major organisations in the renewable energy, health-care, economics, finance and legal industries.
As Seawind’s Corporate Secretary, Ingrid uses her knowledge and expertise to support the Executive Board to achieve the company’s objectives.
Director IP & Supply Chain
Eugenio is an industry expert in renewable energy, specialising in solar, wind, mini-hydro and biofuels.
His career spans over twenty five years in senior leadership roles, across sectors including Green Energy and Automotive; both in Europe and internationally.
As Seawind’s Director IP & Supply Chain, Eugenio is responsible for Intellectual Property and working with our vast network of world-renowned and trusted partners, to deliver Seawind’s new-generation solutions across the globe.
Director of Investor Relations
Arnaud van der Gracht
As past Group Corporate Secretary, Chief Legal Officer and/or Business Development Director of Public & Private Companies, Arnaud is also an experienced Investor Relations Director having worked across multiple continents and market sectors, including Banking, Utilities, Chemicals, Engineering and Private Equity.
For Seawind, Arnaud specialises in developing investor relationships to facilitate corporate growth and mutual long-term benefit.
As Seawind’s Director of Investor Relations, Arnaud uses his industry knowledge and international connections to support the global growth of our business.
Director Business Development & Communications
Ian has significant business development experience in the Water, Clean Energy and Renewable Energy sectors. For over two decades Ian’s business development successes have spanned the UK, Europe, US, Asia and the Middle East.
Ian is a passionate business strategist and business developer, winning contracts worth over $2.5bn in the last 10 years alone.
As Seawind’s Director of Business Development and Communications, Ian uses his expertise, market influence and international networks to deliver Seawind’s global business growth objectives.
Working with world-renowned partners to deliver exceptional solutions
We’re committed to sustainability and passionate about making floating offshore wind safe, cost effective and sustainable. We’ve established a supply chain of blue-chip partners to enable our technology and to achieve production of the lowest cost green energy in the market today.