About Hugo Bouvy
As from 2019 Hugo Bouvy is Managing Director of DEME Offshore, providing the most comprehensive offering to offshore oil, gas and renewable energy customers. In this capacity he is also member of the Executive Committee of the DEME Group. Hugo graduated as Master of Science in Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Delft, including a minor in offshore engineering. Over the years he successfully participated in management programs of INSEAD and followed many specialised courses in the field of behaviour based safety. Hugo began his career as Installation and Project Engineer at various destinations in the Gulf of Mexico. In 1995 he started working as Superintendent on board of the fallpipe vessel Rollingstone, followed by his appointment as Project Manager at Tideway where he was responsible for various striking rock placement operations all over the world. Before he was officially appointed Managing Director of Tideway B.V. in 2007, Hugo worked intensively as Area Manager for the DEME dredging activity line in the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East. In this period DEME successfully completed projects like the Hazira LNG project for Shell or Indian Oil Paradip facilities. In this period DEME also started the prestigious Doha airport project and completed the Pearl of the Gulf. In 2011 he became member of the DEME Management Team and Hugo was appointed as Board Member at numerous DEME entities worldwide. Finally Hugo is heavily involved in DEME’s deepsea mining activities and was appointed as Director of GSR as from the beginning. Meanwhile GSR has worldwide concessions for the exploitation and exploration of manganese nodules and has tested different mining crawlers in the Clarion Clipperton zone.
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