Under the leadership of its President HSH Prince Albert II, and loyal to a tradition of innovation at the first powerboat meetings held here, the Yacht Club de Monaco is an incubator that supports yachting R&D. This event aims to stimulate the creativity of tomorrow’s engineers and the industry to develop propulsion methods using clean energy. We want to provide a platform for exchanges and meetings through a conference, Tech Talks and Exhibition.
Jury Facilitator & Chairman
Jérémie Lagarrigue is the CEO of Energy Observer. He is also the President of the Jury for the 8th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge.
Innovation & Sustainability Panel
Marco CasiraghiEngeco & FPMC
Currently, Marco Casiraghi is President of Engeco and FPMC, civil construction and real estate development companies of the Principality of Monaco. He is a member of the Board of Directors of companies in Europe and the United States. As a non-profit activity, he is the founder of Businessgames @ school for the “promotion of companies and entrepreneurs” and the founder of the “Monaco mouse trap car Grand Prix” for the promotion of engineering among high school students.
Florestan FillonFoundation Prince Albert II
Michel BuffatCredit Suisse
Erwann LebelEspen Oeino Int.
Originally from Brittany, France, Erwann studied engineering and high-performance composite manufacturing, before graduating from the renowned Southampton Solent University with a degree in yacht and powerboat design. Erwann joined Espen Oeino International as a naval architect and yacht designer in December 2015, where he oversees the Powercrafts and Tenders department, designing high-end custom projects up to 24m in length.
Four-time world kitesurfing champion and water speed record holder, Alex Caizergues is co-founder of Syroco, an innovation laboratory working on the energy transition of maritime transport. The Marseille-based startup is currently working on the design of a wind-powered speedcraft capable of reaching 150 km/h.
Having acquired the expertise necessary to create and develop a company, from fundraising to international resale, he co-founded a start-up in Mountain View, C.A. Since his return to France, he has been managing TEOS Engineering, Mecachrome’s mechanical design office, specializing in electric and hybrid motors, and recently decided to put his skills to work for our planet by joining EODev as COO.
Julian HeleneAlternative Energy
Market & Development Panel
Abdullah is a Director at Yachting Partners International. He has over 15 years of experience in business development, sales and marketing in London and the Middle East. As head of YPI, Abdullah is committed to helping preserve the ocean through sustainability initiatives and technological innovations.
Louis Le GoffIqos
Entrepreneur and developer for 37 years. After a successful career at Renault, Mauro RICCI founded Hysys at the age of 23 in 1984, which became AKKA Technologies in 1999. Today AKKA has more than 21,000 employees and a turnover of €1.5 billion. The group is present in 22 countries and on 3 continents. Mauro RICCI is a professional automotive engineer.
Jérémie Lagarrigue est le CEO d’Energy Observer. Il est également le Président du Jury pour la 8e édition du Monaco Energy Boat Challenge.
Hugo DevedeuxEnergy Observer Developments
Hybrid, Electric & Hydrogen R&D Projects
Marc Guynot de BoismenuDassault-Aviation
Technical Coordinator for Dassault-Aviation, at SSI.
Roland ReynaudEnergy Observer
OPEN SEA CLASS
Robert McFarlaneMcFarlane Shipdesign
Head of Technical Committee
Director & Naval Architect McFarlane Shipdesign
Alex FortabatMcFarlane Shipdesign
Naval Architect McFarlane Shipdesign
Raymond FagerliMcFarlane Shipdesign
Naval Architect / Hydrodynamicst Engineer
Joris MelkertSolar Sports One
Head of Technical Committee
Director of Education – TU DELFT
Innovation Manager – Vripack – Solar Sports One