Brief biography of founders and CEO
Mr. Christopher Ridgewell serves as Chief Executive Officer at AW-Energy Oy.
Chris has over 25 years of global experience in the maritime and offshore industries. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of AW-Energy in February 2018 he held the CTO role for 4 years.
He previously worked at a classification society in both technical and business development roles in areas such as Baltic, North Sea region, Western Europe, Malaysia, and Japan. Notable projects that Chris has worked on include passenger ships, LNG carriers, military assets and FLNG units. He has also spent 3 years working in ship design software development.
Chris? professional accreditation includes Chartered Engineer (UK), European Engineer (FEANI), Fellow of IMarEST and Member of RINA.