PTEC’s senior team has industry-leading understanding and experience of tidal stream energy and project implementation, and is committed to advancing the industry.

Senior leaders include:

Rob Stevens: Chairman

Rob has a wealth of experience in the maritime sector and is well respected in the Solent area. In 2012, he became Chair of the Solent Maritime Forum, and created the Transforming Solent Marine and Maritime supplement in March 2014, which focused on improving growth in the region. Rob’s vast experience in maritime matters then led him to establish a consultancy, Stevens Marine Ltd, in 2013. He was previously CEO of the British Marine Federation, and had overall responsibility for the world famous London and Southampton Boat Shows. Rob also served in the Royal Navy for more than 30 years, reaching the rank of Rear Admiral and Head of the British Submarine Service, as part of a career that saw him specialising in submarines and navigation. He later became Chief of Staff in Naples, responsible for NATO Maritime Operations in the Mediterranean between 2001 and 2005.

Mark Francis: Consultant 

Mark is a project development, business and finance professional with over 13 years’ experience at board level, primarily within the energy and infrastructure sectors. Having been involved with a number of high growth companies, consultancies, power projects and related infrastructure developments, Mark has gained a unique technical, commercial and financial skillset, aiding effective origination, delivery and management of complex projects and operations. Mark was co-originator of the PTEC project.

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