About Sabella



A multidisciplinary management team

A multidisciplinary management team composed of a panel of experts, from the founding structures of SABELLA SAS, and complementary skills forged within the offshore oil, shipbuilding, energy and oceanography industries.

A “project-oriented” organisation, to best integrate the technology, client requirements, site characterisation and offshore processes.

A team combining the expertise of experience with the knowledge of young graduates to ensure an equal balance.


Jean François DAVIAU - President

25 years of experience in the oil industry in finance and strategy positions.
Jean François co-founded HYDROHELIX ENERGIES in 2000 to develop a tidal turbine concept. He brought together 3 local industry players to inject their complementary skills into HYDROHELIX.
In 2008, the Consortium of these 4 industry partners resulted in the creation of SABELLA SAS, of which Jean François was co-opted President.




15 years of experience in large groups developing highly technical products, at development and R&D projects manager, sales manager and chief operations officer positions.
He joined SABELLA in 2014 following its fundraising.

Alain GUERRIER - Technical Director

With a background as project manager for large technical projects within major industrial groups such as SAIPEM SOFRESID, Alain Guerrier has strong expertise in onboard systems and vibratory mechanics.
Within SABELLA SAS, he is in charge of R&D and technical studies.


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