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.
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.
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.
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.
David is a co-founder and board member of Artemis Technologies, a global leader in transformative clean maritime solutions based in Belfast, UK. David was instrumental in the creation of the Belfast Maritime Consortium, led by Artemis Technologies, including securing of a £33m grant from UK Research and Innovation’s Strength in Places Fund to develop the company’s transformative eFoiler® technology and launch the world’s first 100% electric foiling passenger ferry.
David is Chair of Maritime UK’s Regional Council, a member of the UK Department for Transport’s Maritime Council which was established in 2023 to provide the top level of governance across all themes and drive delivery of the UK Government’s Maritime 2050 recommendations, and a member of Operation Zero working groups, a UK government initiative launched during COP26 with the mission to accelerate the adoption of zero-emission vessels for offshore wind operations and maintenance in the North Sea’s wind farms.
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.