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Claire Gibson

Managing Director
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Claire has been Managing Director of Wave Hub Limited since December 2011. She 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 is the Executive Director on the Wave Hub Ltd Board.

Stuart Herbert

Commercial Director
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Stuart leads on developing the commercial framework for Wave Hub Ltd operations and commercial negotiations with all Wave Hub clients. Stuart is actively involved in providing the commercial content of all contracts, identifying new business opportunities, and leading on delivery of a corporate strategy to maximise revenue.

Helen Wilson-Prowse

Head of Business Services
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Helen is responsible for overseeing and coordinating day to day operations and for managing the company’s business services including finance, IT, marketing and communications. She is the first point of contact for all enquiries and manages key relationships with Wave Hub’s customers as well as managing services offered to help deployment at the site.

Julius Besterman

Marine Operations Manager
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Julius is a mechanical engineer with extensive experience of working with renewable energy technologies both onshore and in the marine environment. He manages the maintenance of the Wave Hub marine infrastructure and ensures that the Wave Hub offshore test site offers developers a safe and efficient place to operate.

Rob McConnell

Electrical Engineer
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Robert is responsible for all aspects of electrical engineering associated with Wave Hub, including liaison with wave energy device developers and the Distribution Network Operator to ensure safe and efficient electrical service operations.

Madeline Cowley

Project Manager

Madeline is responsible for leading on the feasibility phase of the Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone, managing the overall project budget and the contractors undertaking the Technical Feasibility Study and Commercial Viability Study. As the lead contact for the Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone, she is also responsible for ensuring effective stakeholder engagement with a range of interested parties.