Simon Cheeseman is an experienced Marine Engineer, having worked in both the commercial and public sectors.
Simon joined the Catapult in February 2014. Working within our Research and Innovation directorate, Simon is responsible for managing our marine renewables strategy, identifying the Catapult’s wave and tidal technology innovation priorities. Simon also leads our regional engagement programme, which includes representing the Catapult’s role as a Delivery Partner in Marine-i.
Simon previously worked with the Energy Technologies Institute, where he was their marine programme manager responsible for a range of high profile wave and tidal development projects. He came to the ETI having managed a wide range of marine maintenance and engineering contracts.
In his earlier career, Simon held various programme manager roles and was responsible for a range of high value aerospace and communications technology development contracts.