Simon who heads up AWS, is a chartered Engineer with 37 years experience in the power generation sector with specialism in renewable energy.
He brings a wealth of previous experience to the role, spanning concept development, engineering and project management of renewable energy projects including selection, impact assessment, consenting, planning, project finance, engineering execution, delivery, operation and maintenance.
Jude Monson is the Commercial Manager of AWS Ocean Energy Ltd. She graduated from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh in 2004 with a BSc in Environmental Management with Technology. She now has 15 years’ post-graduate experience in power generation projects, business management and technology development, all of which have been in the renewables sector.
In 2009 Jude joined AWS Ocean Energy to commercialise Wave Energy and other novel wave-power IP. In 2010, Jude completed the MIT Entrepreneurship Development Programme on a scholarship provided by Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
Jude lives on a farm near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. She enjoys an active outdoor life, particularly competitive yacht racing, mountain biking and sea kayaking.