Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Find out more about our robotics and autonomous systems testing and validation facilities.

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Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

The Catapult has appointed the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester to form the Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub.

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Automation & Engineering Solutions

Find out more about our work in robotics, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

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Stay Current

Dig deeper into the biggest issues facing offshore wind, wave and tidal energy with our series of Analysis & Insight papers.

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Live Innovation Opportunities

There are a number of programmes identifying the key technology innovation challenges faced by the offshore renewables industry. Solving these challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. Visit our Live Innovation Opportunities page to find out if your technology has the answer.

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Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Non-Executive Director

Alex is currently Group Financial Controller, Risk and Insurance Manager of Forth Ports Limited, a large privately-owned UK ports group.  She qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in a variety of roles within PricewaterhouseCoopers, including assurance, listing and transaction services serving a wide range of industry sectors.  Prior to joining Forth Ports, she was seconded to the Scottish Government’s Energy Directorate to support the team which created the Renewable Energy Investment Fund.

Outside of work, Alex is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Business Policy Panel and is a non-executive director for a number of local charities.

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