Welcoming the new Head of Oceansgate
10 Oct 2019
On 1 October, Richard May arrived as new Head of Oceansgate and Marine Investment.
Richard joins us from Oxford Innovation. In his role as Innovation Director, he was responsible for developing a vibrant commercialisation ecosystem for a variety of marine related sectors along the South coast region. He led programmes of business support for start-up, early stage and scale-up enterprises in Southampton, Portsmouth, Bordon, Fareham and the Solent.
Richard says, “I am passionate about bringing on and creating jobs for the talent of tomorrow. The Oceansgate offer is unique is so many ways and has made a terrific start. I am truly excited to unlock the significant potential of Plymouth and the South West as we further develop the UK’s first Marine Economic Zone. I look forward to meeting all readers of this newsletter.”
Welcome aboard, Richard!