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About Us

We the first fully dedicated technology accelerator focused on the unique challenges faced by safety-critical industries and critical infrastructure.

We are a mission-driven organisation

Our mission to make the world safer, more resilient and sustainable through increased adoption of advanced technologies in industrials sectors and critical infrastructure.

We help accelerate innovation in safety-critical industries and critical infrastructure

Our heritage, track record  and expertise is in safety-critical industries such as

  • Maritime
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Logistics

We work with organisations across the world  to help them  engage with the global technology ecosystem in order to accelerate their journey to safer, efficient and more sustainable operations. Find out more about our scope and focus here.

We operate globally, supported by extensive technical and commercial networks

  • 50+ industrials clients and partners accounting for nearly $2t of annual turnover and 3.3m employees
  • Launched over 40 innovation challenges and projects with our partners
  • Involved over  500 cutting edge technology companies in our programmes
  • Launched over 45 cutting technology pilots and feasibility studies
  • Launched 2 global collaborative innovation initiatives involving a significant proportion of the maritime market

Why us?

  • Our focus is solely on safety-critical industries and critical infrastructure
  • What we do is designed with industry, for industry and by industry
  • We focus on specific real-world client challenges.
  • We have highly dedicated, specialist expertise, proven track record
  • We are purpose driven: we exist to help our clients and industry

Meet The Team

Chakib Abi Saab

Chakib Abi Saab

Board Member and Lloyd’s Register Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Annemie Ress

Annemie Ress

Board Member and Independent NED

Steve Price

Steve Price

Head of Partnerships

Rich McLoughlin

Rich McLoughlin

Head of Maritime Engagement

Nadia Echchihab

Nadia Echchihab

Head of Innovation Programmes

Charlotte Hutton

Charlotte Hutton

Senior Innovation Manager

Idris Jahn

Idris Jahn

Pilot Manager & Technologist

Seb Corby

Seb Corby

Principal Innovation Consultant

Peter Reid

Peter Reid

Innovation Consultant

Rayaz Siddiqi

Rayaz Siddiqi

Innovation Consultant

Sijo Thomas

Sijo Thomas

Innovation Associate

Kyle Martin

Kyle Martin

Finance and Operations Manager

Maria Barbieri

Maria Barbieri

Senior Marketing Manager

Helen Evans

Helen Evans

Head of Market Development

Ella Cathro

Ella Cathro

Marketing Account Executive