The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult was established in 2013 by the UK Government and is one of a network of Catapults set up by Innovate UK in high growth industries. It is the UK’s leading innovation centre for offshore renewable energy.

ORE Catapult is overseen by an independent Board of Non-Executive Directors and an Executive Management Team.

ORE Catapult Board

Responsible for overseeing the conduct of ORE Catapult, setting the overarching strategy to be pursued and supervising the Executive Management Team (EMT), which is responsible for the day to day operations of ORE Catapult.

Investment Committee

Responsible for the approval of project-related and capital expenditure.

Project Sub-Committee

Responsible for strategy and process for project prioritisation and selection. The Catapult’s objective is to ensure formal and transparent arrangements are in place.

Executive Management Team

Responsible for making operational decisions for ORE Catapult, to properly inform the Board of material events and issues, and to seek and be guided by the advice of the Board.

Remuneration Committee

Responsible for setting remuneration policy and for setting the remuneration of Directors and Senior Executives.

Nominations Committee

Responsible for appointments and re-appointments to the Board and to Senior Executive Office.


We have committed to develop and introduce effective management systems in the areas demanded by all of our stakeholders and have engaged in a programme of independent verification in order to demonstrate the capability of these systems.


Health and Safety

Our culture-based safety programme sets out the behaviours and expectations to keep people safe at all times.


Procurement and Contracts

The Catapult adheres to public contracts regulations, conducting procurement exercises through ProContract.


Risk Management

Risk Management arrangements are in place for the efficient escalation of risks from across all areas and activities.


Audit Committee

Responsible for ensuring adequate systems are in place to control and manage ORE Catapult.

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