Who we are

Ownership

The operating Company PROPELWIND s.a.s. is fully owned by the holding Company PROPELWIND n.v. registered in Brussels and owned by the 16 risk capitalists and the founder.

CEO and Founder

Propelwind CEO
  • Active since 1976
  • Technical expert and innovator
  • Extensive management, experience and network for large projects
  • From concept to construction to support in operation

CEO Professional History

start end Employer/Customer Function Main location
Jan. 2019 Present PLANETTE Founder - developer Brussels
Aug. 1998 Present ENGLEMER Technical consultant Brussels
Jan. 2014 Dec. 2018 GTT Sr LNG Bunkering consultant Paris
Aug. 2011 Present PROPELWIND Founder, CEO Brittany, France
Feb. 2007 July 2011 EXMAR Offshore Technical Project Manager Antwerp
May 2005 Jan. 2007 EXMAR Offshore Company Engineering Manager Houston
Aug. 2011 Present PROPELWIND Founder, CEO Brittany, France
Sept. 1998 April 2005 EXMAR Offshore Technical Project Manager Antwerp
Sept. 1995 July 1998 SUEZ Environment (WATCO) Director Dangerous Waste Rotterdam, Brussels
Dec. 1984 Aug. 1995 EXMAR Technical Project Manager Antwerp
Mar. 1982 Nov. 1984 TRACTEBEL Piping / Commissioning manager Doel (nuclear power)
Aug. 1980 Nov. 1982 TRACTEBEL Construction Manager Caracas
May 1976 July 1980 TRACTEBEL Nuclear Equipement engineer Brussels

CEO references

Patents

  • cargo ships wind propulsion: folding system for rigid articulated wing-sail
  • LNG STS: hose drain and monitoring system.
  • LNG Bunker mast (with GTT)

Associations - Membership

  • IWSA-(InternationalWind-ShipAssociation-www.wind-ship.org: co-founder (2012-2015) , assisting the Executive Committee
  • EN1474 part 2 and 3-"InstallationandEquipmentforLNG-DesignandTestingof Marine Transfer System (STS)” Member of EN Working Group: initial writing (2008) and revision of Part 2 (2018)
  • ZESTAs-(ZeroEmissionShipTechnologyAssociation)-www.zestas.org Assistant to the founder (March 2019) - member and Secretary of the Board
Publication
  • LNG Industry, Oct. 2014: « LNG goes mobile » with GTT and Arthur BARRET, Manager LNG as Fuel department