Chris Zealand


Design Engineer

Chris became interested in marine renewables while completing his BSc in Mechanical Engineering Design at the Robert Gordon University. Since graduating in 2007 he has worked as a design engineer with five companies in the oil & gas and renewables sectors, encompassing diverse products ranging from pipeline isolation tools to full-scale wave energy converters. A career highlight was designing and assembling the hinge systems at Pelamis Wave Power. Chris is passionate about pioneering design, detailed engineering and his wider role within the company and beyond, and enjoys the occasional opportunity to get hands on with mechanical assemblies.