Building the Blocks of Investability - Market Supports | DAY 3 | 10:30-11:45am
Michael Abundo is the Managing Director of OceanPixel – based in Singapore with presence in the Philippines and activities throughout the South East Asian region. He is a green techno-preneur who specializes in ocean/marine renewable energy sector. Michael is actively helping increase the uptake of marine renewable energy in South East Asia and he has been involved in pilot projects in the region for both wave and tidal energy ‘localized’ for tropical conditions. Michael hopes to contribute to the development of the ocean renewable energy sector from R&D, networking, and commercialization.
Michael studied at the University of the Philippines and completed a PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) focusing on Tidal In-Stream Energy (2012), and he also holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering on Instrumentation and Control (2006). He has served as a faculty member and research laboratory head for the Instrumentation, Robotics, and Controls Laboratory at the EEE Institute, University of the Philippines from 2004 to 2008 and was a Research Fellow for the Wind and Marine Renewables Group in the Energy Research Institute @ Nanyang Technological University (ERI@N) from 2011 to 2016.