About us

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


Our team combines a passion for science and technology with surfing. We bring together over 20 years of experience in the wave energy sector & surf industry. Meet the team behind AllWaves.

Steven Nauwelaerts


Engineer and holder of 4 patents. Combines 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, B2C and startups. Teamplayer and passionate surfer.

Arnold Benoot

Legal Counsel

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

Sara Nys

Quality Director

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

Gianni Coene

Gianni Coene

Automation Engineer

Experience in designing, developing & maintaining advanced industrial PLC systems. Passion for programming & optimizing processes.

Matthias Schreurs

Mechanical Engineer

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

Peter Deraeve


Passionate surfer with strong entrepreneurial skills.

Olivier Bastijns


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

Christoph Coene


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

Marie-Aline Verstraete

Administrative Assistant

Supports the team with her organization & communication skills. Fervent sailer.

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