Nova Innovation

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Who we are

Nova Innovation is made up of a team of talented people working across three continents, with a mission to make tidal energy mainstream and enhance the lives of coastal populations around the world.

Nova Innovation Board

Simon Forrest

Simon Forrest

Chief Executive Officer
Co-founder with over 30 years industrial experience with IBM, Scottish Power, Wood Mackenzie and Salomon Brothers.

Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips

Chair
Widely respected and experienced chair with decades of corporate financing expertise and scaling up companies in Europe and North America.

Gary Connor

Chief Technology Officer
Co-founder with PhD in Power Systems Engineering and 25 years’ experience in the energy industry.

Sir Michael Fallon

Sir Michael Fallon

Deputy Chair
Former UK Energy Minister and Defence Secretary with extensive board experience including Genel Energy plc and Bannatyne Fitness Ltd.

Brian Aird

Non Executive Director - Finance
CFO who successfully steered Wood Mackenzie from MBO in 2001 to £1.85 billion sale to NASDAQ listed Verisk in 2015 where he is now their Global Treasurer.

Olivier Bontems

Olivier Bontems

Non Executive Director
Project Director with a broad range of developing renewable energy projects across Europe with some of the world’s leading utilities.

John Meagher

John Meagher

Director of Business Development
Over 25 years experience in the global energy industry with Wood Mackenzie and Kvaerner, working across the Americas, Asia and Europe.

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