To lead the decarbonisation of the maritime industry.
Dr Iain Percy OBE
Iain is a four time Olympian, three time Olympic medallist and double Olympic champion. He is also a veteran of four America’s Cup challenges beginning in 2005 as a helmsman for the +39 Challenge, before joining Great Britain’s America’s Cup challenge, Team Origin.
After retiring from Olympic competition in 2012, he joined Artemis Racing as a tactician, and was appointed Team Manager in October 2013. Iain then went on to lead the team’s successful 35th America’s Cup campaign in Bermuda, reaching the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series final in 2017.
Passionate about protecting the oceans, the economics graduate founded Artemis Technologies in 2017, with a mission to see how America’s Cup technology could play a part in the decarbonization of the maritime industry.
He has overseen the company’s transition from a sailing services provider, to an applied technologies company focusing on green innovations for marine transportation.
A former international hockey player and law graduate from the University of Birmingham, David has a wealth of experience in Sales and Marketing.
Having previously worked at IMG and Havas Media, David founded Tyler Sports Management in 2009, representing an impressive portfolio of clients including Mo Farah, Mike Brown, Iain Percy OBE, Christine Ohuruogu MBE, and Allan Wells MBE.
After Tyler Sports Management was acquired in 2014, he joined Artemis Racing to lead the Swedish America’s Cup team’s commercial programme, before co-founding Artemis Technologies. David is also a founding trustee of the Andrew Simpson Foundation.
Romain has a background in Naval Architecture, having graduated from Southampton Solent University in 2009.
In November 2009, Romain joined Juan Yacht Design, where he was involved with the design of three Volvo 70s (Groupama, Puma and Telefonica) for the 2011 Volvo Ocean Race, as well as multiple race winners SuperMaxi Rambler 88.
During that period, Romain was also involved in Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson’s Star boat campaign, working on appendages design for the London 2012 Olympics.
In May 2014, Romain joined Iain Percy at Artemis Racing, in its bid to challenge for the 35th America’s Cup. After managing the design & build of the two development catamarans, Romain acted as engineering coordinator, leading the design and build of the AC50 platform, while managing the engineering department.
In 2018, Romain joined Team Gitana, and lead their design team, in their quest to develop the newly launched Ultim Trimaran Edmond de Rothschild.
In 2019, Romain joined Artemis Technologies, as Technical Director.
Michael, a coincidental namesake of our CEO, joined the Artemis Technologies board in 2019. After a career in international investment and commercial banking, where he specialised in transportation and project financings, involving IPOs, privatisations, and structured debt, with institutions and customers throughout Western Europe, the Far and Middle East, and the USA, Michael now specialises in working on the implementation & oversight of strategic plans and of risk, financial and change management, to develop long term sustainable success. He is also a Director of Stena (UK) and Enable Leisure and Culture (a charity providing health and recreational services in London), having previously been Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of a UK building society.
With over 18 years of experience working across various tech start-ups and rapid growth companies she has much knowledge within Senior HR managerial roles. Debbie is responsible for both operational and strategic elements of all HR/People functions and involves offering guidance and support to Artemis Technologies’ Directors, Heads of Department, management, and staff on all people matters.
Sarah is a former world junior sailing champion and has a wealth of maritime experience having worked for a number of high performance racing teams. Sarah was part of the Artemis Racing America’s Cup challenges in San Francisco and Bermuda, before joining Artemis Technologies in 2017. Sarah now leads the company’s Sail Racing Services division.
Former Head of Manufacturing at Dyson, Simon spent 22 years at the company industrialising new technologies and delivering manufacturing solutions across a range of products. Simon was a founding member of the team that created Dyson’s revolutionary digital motor, and is responsible for facilities and manufacturing at Artemis Technologies.
Kiera oversees the company budgets and forecasts, financial and tax accounting and reporting, as well as ensuring budgetary control and cash management all while supporting board members in achieving the Company’s strategic goals. Kiera has extensive experience within various financial and accounting departments and previously worked for a FTSE100 company.