Chris Hyde

Chris Hyde

Industry Board Member

Chris Hyde is Chief Technology Officer of Aberdeen-based marine technology specialist OTAQ. He heads up engineering and new product development for OTAQ across its aquaculture and offshore energy markets.

Chris brings more than 25 years of aquaculture industry experience to SAIC’s board. He previously held roles at aquaculture technology specialist Mohn Aqua Group (now part of Gael Force) and subsea energy systems specialist Bennex Group (now part of Siemens Energy) before becoming part of the founding team at OTAQ.

Chris’ role on the SAIC board will strengthen links and foster relationships between the aquaculture sector and Scottish SMEs, drawing on his extensive experience in tech companies and start-ups.