Dr. David W Kirkley

Company address: Submarine Technology Limited, 7 Mariners Way, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8PD

Personal e-mail: dwkirkley@hotmail.com

Mobile: 07802 256687

Brief biography: Dr David Kirkley is Managing Director of Submarine Technology Limited and of the Oceantech Group of which it is part.  He has spent much of his career introducing innovations to the offshore hydrocarbons industry, especially in the area of subsea technology.  More recently his focus has been on vessel-mounted robotics for offshore applications and for the renewable-energy industry in particular.  Originally qualifying as a mechanical engineer, he has led multi-disciplinary teams to develop and successfully commercialise pioneering technologies.