Graham Harvey appointed as Chief Executive of Windship TechnologyKate Porteous
Graham Harvey appointed Chief Executive of Britain’s leading True Zero Emissions solution company for the shipping industry.
22nd March 2021, London: The Board of Directors of Windship Technology, Britain’s leading True Zero Emission company for the shipping industry, are delighted to confirm the appointment of Graham Harvey as Chief Executive Officer. Graham’s remit will be to convert the significant progress that has been made in the overall Windship Technology solution and to commercialise the proposition.
Graham has spent a lifetime in and around the marine industry having studied Ship Science at the University of Southampton. A member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects, Graham’s career saw him rise to Head of Technology at SP Systems Limited, a privately-owned manufacturer of advanced composite materials, before assuming the Managing Director role in 2005. Following acquisition by Gurit and subsequent merger with three other composite companies, Graham assumed the position of General Manager of Engineered Structures before becoming General Manager of Composite Components until 2015.
Since then, he has run a successful Management and Engineering consultancy business with activities including securing patents on a novel application for composite structures in a marine environment, business development support to a precision composite component manufacturer, interim MD for a superyacht manufacturer, engineering consultancy and acting as an adviser to a start-up composite business.
Robert Elliott, Chairman of Windship Technology commented: “We welcome Graham as our new Chief Executive and herald a new structure in our business with a focus on taking Windship Technology’s patented rig solution and whole-ship True Zero Emission design to market. The opportunity now for ESG-aware investors, be they in the industry, private equity or at government level, is compelling and with a formal structure in place, led by Graham, we feel strongly that progress will be made swiftly. It’s a very exciting time for Windship Technology and Graham has absolutely the right skill-set to deliver on the company’s vision.”
Graham Harvey, Chief Executive of Windship Technology added: “I am delighted to have been appointed as Chief Executive of Windship Technology and look forward to harnessing the energy and enthusiasm within the company that has started to deliver a world-beating solution. This is British innovation at its finest, thinking globally and solving one of the world’s great challenges of our time. I am convinced that Windship Technology is the only company in the world right now capable of achieving the complete elimination of CO2, NOX, SOX and particulate matter to True Zero through our innovative and patented solution for shipping, so my role is to set the strategy and navigate the corporate waters ahead. I look forward to working with the team and thank the Board of Directors for their support.”