Andrew Parish is an experienced CEO, director, entrepreneur, fundraiser and business developer, with over 20 years’ experience in energy, environment, innovation, new product development and business management. He served as CEO of a leading ocean wave energy technology company operating in Ireland, the UK and the US. He is a partner in IP Activation Group, focused on identifying and commercializing new technologies arising from Irish and US universities and multinational companies located in Ireland. Mr. Parish has served as Unit Leader with the Irish Government’s energy agency, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland for six years. Mr. Parish is an environmental chemist and holds a primary degree in Mathematics and Chemistry from the National University of Ireland with postgraduate Diplomas in management and business strategy from Henley Management College, London and the Irish Management Institute.