About us

Inspired by nature. Backed by science. Driven by passion.

Waveshapers

Our team combines a passion for science and technology with surfing and brings over 10 years of experience in the wave energy sector.

Steven Nauwelaerts

CEO

Engineer and holder of 4 patents. Converts his 10 years background in wave energy and his passion for surfing in the next generation of wavemaker.

Geert Nauwelaerts

Chief Operational Officer

Serial entrepeneur & ICT and wireless communication expert with comprehensive technical knowledge on wave energy. Brings along strong entrepreneurial skills.

Marie-Laure Clement

Chief Commercial Officer

Over 10 years of sales & go-to-market experience in B2B and B2C and startups. Teamplayer and passionate surfer.

Frederik Bernard

CFO & Internationalisation Manager

Over 12 years of international experience in Europe, the Middle East and India. Track record in corporate finance, management accounting and international taxation.

Sara Nys

Quality Director

Quality assurance expert with thorough knowledge of various ISO norms. Excellent organisational skills. Qualified and experienced auditor.

Wim Oyaert

Engineering Director

Solution-oriented mindset with over 10 years of international experience as commissioning engineer. Strong interpersonal skills.

Matthias Schreurs

Mechanical Engineer

Strong technical skills. Sees problems as challenges. Focus on the R&D development of the wavemaker in the scale model and prototype environment.

Peter Deraeve

Sales

Passionate surfer with strong interpreneural skills.

Olivier Bastijns

Sales

Passionate surfer for life with over 25 years of experience running a sales agency in the board sport industry.

Christoph Coene

Sales

Passionate board rider with over 20 years of experience in the operation of a surf club & surf shop.

Arnold Benoot

Legal Counsel

Background in stock-quoted companies. Experience in contracting, M&A and day-to-day management of the legal department.

allwaves team