Our members

The Advisory Board comprises of representatives from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, ORE Catapult, Carbon Trust, RenewableUK, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), utilities, developers and other sector leaders, covering all sectors and disciplines.

Paul McKeever Head of Strategic Research at ORE Catapult and Chair of the Supergen ORE Hub Industry Advisory Board
Ross Wigg CEO and Founder of Rayner Low Carbon Technologies Ltd and Lead Industrial Partner for the Supergen ORE Hub
Carolyn Heeps Head of Offshore Wind, Fred Olsen Renewables
Andrew Garrad Royal Academy of Engineering, Visiting Professor in Renewable Energy, University of Bristol
Annie Linley Supergen ORE Hub, University of Plymouth and University of Highlands and Islands
Barnaby Wharton Director, Future Electricity Systems, Renewable UK
Bill Leithead Professor of Systems and Control Engineering, Strathclyde University
Christopher Briggs Regional Innovation Manager UK, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Elva Bannon Senior Research Engineer, Wave Energy Scotland
Dr Gareth Stockman Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Marine Power System
Graham Foster Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Marine Power Systems
Ian Davies Deputy Head of Marine Scotland Science
Jan Matthiesen Director of Offshore Wind, Carbon Trust
Marie Berthelot Head of Renewables, EDF Energy Research and Development UK Centre
Mary Thorogood Senior Specialist, Strategy, Business Development and Government Relations, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
Robert Rawlinson-Smith Independent Technical Advisor, Ilfra Consulting Limited
Robin Wallace Professor of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Edinburgh University
Dr RV Ahilan Group Chief Executive, LOC (London Offshore Consultants)
Simon Dilks Head of Renewables & Nuclear, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Sue Barr Chairperson, Marine Energy Council
Tim Hurst Managing Director, Wave Energy Scotland
Will Apps Head of Energy Development, Crown Estates
Ioannis Dragotis Head of Nuclear and Renewable Energy Innovation and Delivery, BEIS
David Bould Lead R&D Specialist, Offshore, Ørsted
Sam Strivens Carbon Trust’s Policy and Innovation Team

Supergen ORE Hub Core Partners