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Wave Hub Ltd Directors

Wave Hub Ltd is governed by an operational board. 

John Betty

Non-Executive Director

John Betty is the Strategic Commercial Growth Advisor to Cornwall Council and before that he was the Council's Strategic Director Economy Growth and Development. Born and educated in Bristol, John has been in the construction and development industry since leaving university. He has directed a number of multi-million pound projects, both in the UK and overseas, in a career working for John Laing Construction, Geo Wimpey, MACE, Westminster City Council. John held Director level posts in the Public Sector since 2005 as Director of Development at Bath & North East Somerset and Strategic Director of Place at Stoke County Councils and working on Garden Town at Didcot.

John has advised clients as director of a major strategic consultancy and having been involved in both the private sector as a contractor, consultant and advisor, and in the public sector John has a wide experience of the sector of both project and programme delivery and acting as strategic client across major infrastructure programmes.

John has always been at the forefront of change and innovation and with experience of both contracting and consultancy has been closely involved with the Rethinking Construction Initiative through working with the Treasury Advice Unit and in major regeneration initiatives. Whilst at Bath & North East Somerset he has published the Combe Down Stone Mines Best Practice Book for public sector project delivery.

John has been at the forefront of promoting change within the industry through promotion of the Latham and Egan agendas, and has been a Board member of the Construction Clients Group.

Claire Gibson

Managing Director & Executive Director
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Claire led the development of Wave Hub from its inception in 2003 through to construction in 2010 and now has overall responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the test facility and managing the business, Wave Hub Ltd.

Claire’s previous role was Director of Sustainable Resources at the South West RDA where she led the Agency’s low carbon activity from 2002 – 2011, acting as the sector lead for environmental technologies and managing a multi-million pound investment programme in renewable energy demonstration projects, business resource efficiency and low carbon leadership. Before moving to the South West, Claire worked for two leading consultancies in London.

Glenn Caplin

Non-Executive Director

Glenn Caplin is the Chief Executive of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and Service Director (Economic Growth) for Cornwall Council.