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Dr Alex Bandini-Maeder

Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder
As the CTO and Co-founder of Geoneon, Alex combines his PhD in earth sciences and extensive geoconsulting experience to address climate disasters' impact on infrastructures and communities. Having successfully led 30+ major energy projects, including offshore wind and subsea cable ventures, he has delivered cost-efficient, sustainable solutions, saving clients significant amounts. Beyond Geoneon, he is a published scientist, specialising in palaeogeography and palaeoclimate studies. His passion for understanding our planet's history drives his commitment to mitigating climate change's effects. With over a decade's expertise, he collaborates globally, striving for strategies that bolster infrastructure resilience while balancing economic growth with environmental preservation.


  • Geoneon
    Hobart, Australia
    • Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder
      2022 -  Present
    • Co-chief Executive Officer & Co-founder
      2018 - 2022
  • Adjunct Senior Researcher
    University of Tasmania
    2023 - Present
    Hobart, Australia
  • Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Consultant
    Partnerships for Infrastructure
    2023 - Present
    Hobart, Australia
  • Senior Engineering Geologist & Team Lead
    NGI - Norwegian Geotechnical Institute
    2015 - 2018
    Perth, Australia
  • Research Fellow
    The University of Western Australia
    2010 - 2018
    Perth, Australia
  • Senior Engineering Geologist & Technical Authority
    2014 - 2015
    Perth, Australia
  • Micropalaeontologist
    Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
    Yokohama, Japan
  • Senior Engineering Geologist
    Advanced Geomechanics
    2011 - 2014
    Perth, Australia
  • Research Associate
    University of Lausanne - UNIL
    2004 - 2009
    Lausanne, Switzerland