The team behind the energy revolution

Executive Directors
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Gareth Stockman

Gareth has over 12 years industrial experience, all of which has been in the environment of high-tech R&D and start up’s. He is a dynamic and driven business leader, with a passion for marine renewables. Gareth is a qualified mechanical engineer with an MEng in Marine Renewables and a PhD from Swansea University. He is a co-founder of Marine Power Systems and has achieved significant grant funding and private investment since its inception in order to deliver the company’s development pathway. As CEO, he has overseen MPS through the Feasibility, Proof of Concept and Scaled Testing stages prior to the current 1:4 scale prototype development phase. Gareth has overall responsibility for the management of MPS as well as Shareholder and Stakeholder engagement.

Chief Technology Officer
Dr Graham Foster

Graham has over 20 years industrial experience, 15 of which has been spent leading high value & high tech R&D, and for the last 10 years he has been a founder / director of fast moving technology start-up companies. Graham is a qualified mechanical engineer and gained a PhD from Swansea University. He is a co-founder of Marine Power Systems and has a track record of financing high value start-up companies having raised multi-million grant and venture funding to date. Graham has a unique ability to create elegant solutions to highly challenging problems, creating sector leading IP in the process. Graham is the CTO of the company and has overall responsibility for the WaveSub product development strategy and managing IP.

Non-Executive Directors
Director
Justin Morris

Justin brings a wealth of business experience to MPS. A successful dot.com entrepreneur, he is currently CEO of multiple businesses in the Property and Software sector. Justin has an Engineering degree from Imperial College, London and an MEng from Cape Town University. He has a passion for clean-tech assists in forming the strategic approach of the business and private investment opportunities.

Director
Sue Barr

Sue brings nearly 20 years of experience in the marine energy sector to the MPS board. In addition to a career in technology development, Sue has high level expertise across government policy and provides MPS with advice on revenue support, business development, project planning and market intelligence.

Director
Thomas Kahan

A qualified Chartered Accountant from a big 4 firm with ~10 years industry experience in a global, high growth technology companies.  Experienced in managing M&A activities and funding requirements, in addition to instigating change and adding value through making key business decisions.

Managers
Financial Controller
William Willdridge

Financial Controller at MPS; Chartered Accountant (PWC qualified) with external audit and financial control experience. Has responsibility for all financial management.

Design Manager
Alex O’Malley

Design Manager at MPS; over 15 years’ industrial experience, all in high-tech R&D and design management. Has responsibility for managing the design processes and information.

Chief Engineer
Dr John Chapman

Chief Engineer of MPS; over 14 years’ experience in marine renewables (academia and industry) with experience in several high-tech start-ups.  Has responsibility for technical system development.