Dave Rigg

Dave Rigg

Chief Operating Officer

Dave is a decisive, innovative and energetic business executive, with extensive experience in the marine energy sector.

As the COO he is responsible for the day to day running of the business and the overall delivery of the mWave device. He has 17 years of leadership & management experience, 8 years as an officer in the Royal Engineers and 9 years running businesses and engineering teams developing tidal energy technology.

Prior to joining Bombora Dave was the Project Director for the world’s largest tidal energy project. In this role, he built and led a multi-functional team that designed, manufactured, and operated a 1.5MW turbine that now sets the global standard for this technology. His experience in the industry provides him with an unparalleled understanding of the technical, operational and commercial issues related to developing novel marine power generation plant. Dave is well versed to steering engineering teams through the many design conundrums typical of these projects. He is also acutely aware of the challenges associated with manufacturing one-off builds to the exacting quality standards that are essential to the successful operation of marine energy devices.

Dave holds a Masters of Engineering from Oxford University and an MBA from Southampton University.