Albatern is committed to cultivating a strong, energetic team, working in a creative and rewarding environment.
The team is focused on the critical objectives of making our arrays work reliably and secure the ultimate goal of sustainable, affordable electricity from the sea
The present team is 5 strong and covers design engineering, industrial engineering, marine operations, commercial and administration, with additional support on electrical and hydrodynamic engineering. This provides knowledge across the inter-related chain from wave to final electrical output and strong consideration of the trade-offs required to reduce cost and improve efficiency throughout the conversion process.
Albatern’s management team brings with it over 70 years of engineering, business and financial experience.
Over twenty years of this experience comes from the marine renewables sector, where extensive knowledge has been gained through working with leading device developers in the wave energy sector in the UK and globally.
David Campbell (Commercial)
With an early career within accountancy, computer systems and training, for the last 24 years David has worked with, and been chairman of a number of early-stage technology companies. He has a law degree and is a Chartered Accountant. He has experience of fundraising and governance having worked on AIM flotation, institutional and private equity rounds for early stage technology companies.
Since 2010 key involvements have been in funding, profile raising and strategic relationship building for early market businesses. In addition, David has secured seabed leases and licensing for Albatern’s projects, and has led the development of relationships to identify markets and partners for projects around the globe.
Graham Bibby (Engineering)
Graham is an accomplished and commercially focused mechanical engineer. He has been a Managing Director and leading exporter with 15 years of strategic leadership experience in the transformation and development of engineering businesses in the UK and overseas, from FT/NASDAQ through to VC, family and employee owned SMEs.
He has held full P&L responsibility up to £100m and has achieved considerable success ($1bn+) in international capital equipment sales including Energy, Oil & Gas and Renewables sectors, and has worked in the wave energy field for many years.