Director, Future Shipping Team, South Asia & Pacific, Innovation Centre of Alternatives & Renewable Energy (iCARE), BUREAU VERITAS

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Mike Watt leads Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore’s Innovation Centre for Alternatives & Renewable Energy (iCARE) and the Future Shipping Team South Asia & Pacific, guiding clients on their decarbonisation path. With 25 years of experience in various roles in the maritime industry including as a seagoing engineer and superintendent, he advises on innovative technologies, digitalization, alternative fuels and renewables. A Chartered Marine Engineer through the British Engineering Council, Mike holds an MSc in Engineering for Marine Professionals and an MBA from the University of Plymouth. He volunteers much of his free time to serving the members of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) as the current Chairman of the Singapore branch, and is active in other roles in the organisation.