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Raphael GERARD

Gurit (UK) Ltd
Project Engineer
Raphael Gerard is a structural engineer specialised in the design of composite structures. His main domains of application are Marine, Automotive, Civil/Architecture & Industrial. Member of the Gurit Engineering Team since 2013, where he spent 4 years in the Auckland, New Zealand as Design engineer and Testing lab manager and have recently moved to the French office in Sophia Antipolis, near Nice. Raphael has contributed and managed the structural design of cruising and racing boats but also racing cars, Architectural and Industrial structures. He earned his PhD in Structural Engineering from the Université de Nantes (France), focusing on Slamming and Fatigue of composite sandwich structures.