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Dr. Philipp Stratmann

Executive Director
Dr. Philipp Stratmann is Ocean Power Technologies President and Chief Executive Officer, based in OPT’s New Jersey headquarters. Mr. Stratmann joined OPT in December 2019 as Vice President, Global Business Development, bringing with him broad energy industry experience from oil and gas to renewables, both offshore and onshore. Prior to OPT, Philipp was Vice President, Biofuels, for Velocys, which he joined in 2015 as Business Development Director. He previously served as General Manager Global Development and West Africa for InterMoor and has held leadership positions with Acteon Group and Ernst & Young, in addition to experience with VT Group and Shell. Mr. Stratmann is a graduate of the United Kingdom’s University of Southampton, where he received his Engineering Doctorate and his Master of Engineering degree in Ship Science.