Philip Chaabane - CEO

Philip Chaabane - CEO

Philip holds an MSc in Material Science Engineering from both Luleå University of Technology and EEIGM, France. He has extensive experience from leading positions within business as well as operational activities in R&D and production in high tech and international environments. Prior to working at I-Tech, Philip was the Business Development Director/Engineering Manager at PowerCell. He has also held various operational responsibilities within the Volvo Aero Corporation.

Oliver Weigenand - COO

Oliver holds a PhD from Göttingen University in Germany and an engineering degree from the University of Sustainable Development HNEE in Germany. Oliver has an impressive track record from his eight years at LANXESS AG and has successfully held positions as Global Product Manager (including marine biocides). Oliver has also served as President and CEO of an SME within the LANXESS Corp. Oliver recently served as Vice President North and Central America at LANXESS Corporation.

Dr. Oliver Weigenand - COO
Cecilia Ohlauson -

Cecilia Ohlauson - Head of Regulatory Affairs

Cecilia’s academic background is in ecotoxicology of biocides and she holds a PhD in Environmental Science. Cecilia has been working with regulatory affairs since 2008 at I-Tech and prior to that she was in the pharmaceutical industry where she worked with quality issues.

Dan Isaksson - R&D Chemist

Dan has a PhD in Organic Chemistry and joined I-Tech after a two-year post doctorate in the Marine Paint project at Chalmers University of Technology/University of Gothenburg.

Dan Isakson - R&D Chemist
Nina Carlen - Marketing and Adminstration

Nina Carlén - Marketing and Administration


Nina divides her time between I-Tech and Mintage Scientific (owner company of I-Tech). She has worked for I-Tech since 2009 and prior to that within marketing for Initios Medical AB and Astra Tech AB.

Catherine Austin - Director Marketing and Communciations

Catherine holds an MRes in Environmental Management and a BSc in Zoology from Swansea University in the United Kingdom. She has worked in the international shipping sector for six years during which has gained extensive experience through high-level management roles. Prior to working at I-Tech, Catherine was the Executive Director of Fathom Maritime Intelligence for five years. She is also a well-reputed technical writer and journalist.