Marine Renewable Energy 2 - Managed Global Collaboration

Marine Renewable Energy 2 - Managed Global Collaboration

15 May 2019, 14:00 - 15:30


Chair: Britta Schaffmeister, Director, Dutch Marine Energy Centre 

Two heads are better than one
Simon Cheeseman, Wave & Tidal Sector Specialist, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult 


  • SuperGen setting the international scene – Henry Jeffrey, Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Edinburgh
  • Canada: areas for collaboration - Vicky Coy, Project Manager, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE) Catapult 
  • The Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN) initiative – Karen Fraser, Specialist, Energy, Low Carbon Technologies, Scottish Enterprise  
  • The important role of test centres in global collaboration - Oliver Wragg, Commercial Director, The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) 
  • Practical experience and speedy project update:
    - David Stoddart-Scott, Strategic Projects Manager, Sustainable Marine Energy
    - Sam Leighton, Managing Director, Bombora Wave Power 
    - Erwann Nicolas, Sabella SAS 
  • Q&A and panel discussion


Programme subject to change


  • Vicky Coy


    Project Manager

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult

    Vicky Coy joined the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult in 2014. She is the lead Project Manager in the Research and Disruptive Innovation team. She...

  • Oliver Wragg


    Commercial Director

    European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)

    As EMEC’s Commercial Director, Oliver is responsible for providing a strategic business development regime to drive growth within the company. He...

  • Sam Leighton


    Managing Director

    Bombora Wave Power

    Sam has 30 years’ experience in international business having launched new products in the USA, Italy and India. Since joining Bombora in 2015, Sam...

  • Britta Schaffmeister



    Dutch Marine Energy Centre

    Britta Schaffmeister is passionate about science-based business, aligning excellent research with market needs and societal challenges. Within her...