Stephan has an extensive background in SURF installation and design scopes: After few years as Project Engineering Manager with Subsea7, Stephan has recently established the Field Development Group of Subsea7 in Perth, whose mission is to provide Early Engineering Studies to help marginal fields to reached FID and maximise added value for clients before execution ITT. Stephan has more than 17years of experience acquired within Saipem, Technip and Acergy ; along his career, he has been involved in a number of Technology Developments, like CRA Mechanically Lined Pipe Reeling, Bundle Towing and Deepwater Risers. Stephan is Subsea7’s delegate for Technology within APAC region and founding member of Subsea7’s Community of Excellence for SURF and Moorings. Stephan graduated with a Master of Science from Ecole Centrale de Nantes and holds a Master in Economics and Management from IFP-School. Stephan is passionate about Innovation in general and beyond Subsea Engineering, Stephan’s interests span from Renewables to Sailing and Rugby.