Advisory Board

Richard Summers, Head of Future Programs, Babcock Canada

Alex Rueben, Executive Director, Association of British Columbia Marine Industries

Sheena Reagan, Manager – Business Development, BC Ferries

David Fissel, Senior Scientist, ASL Environmental Sciences

Donald Grant, Executive Director, Ocean Startup Project

Julie Angus, CEO and Co-founder, Open Ocean Robotics 

Kate Moran, President and CEO, Ocean Networks Canada 

Justin Manley, President, Just Innovation Inc. 

Chief Gordon Planes, T’Sou-ke First Nation 

Anthony Utley, President, Raven Marine 

Rick Rasmussen, Industry Fellow & Lecturer, UC Berkeley 

Melody Pardoe, Chief Engagement Officer, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster 

Lisa Kalynchuk, Vice President – Research, University of Victoria

Richard Gale, Director – Camosun Innovates


Jeff Rafuse,  Director – Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation

Paul Saville, Naval Innovation (West)