Marianne Eleanor Catanyag

Marianne Eleanor Catanyag, Master of Technology Management

Expert Consultant

Maan has extensive experience in marine renewable energy development in Southeast Asia (SEA), particularly in the Philippines. She is engaged with government agencies, local project developers, academic institutions, and other stakeholders to support Blue Growth in the region.

Maan has been involved in various initiatives related to tidal stream energy development in SEA that include site identification, site-device matching, technoeconomic analysis, market assessment, permitting and consenting, policy review, stakeholder engagement, business modelling, and others.  Moreover, she has managed a number of research and capacity development projects, such as development of a webGIS-based tool for tidal stream energy site assessment, integrated resource assessment for tidal current energy and marine spatial planning, and automated system development for tidal energy technical and monitoring system.

Maan is part of the team actively developing opportunities to provide clean energy access in remote islands through renewable energy microgrid. Her work is geared towards improving the quality of life in remote communities and contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goals.