Who’s Who

Nwes is the UK’s largest non-for-profit Enterprise Agency. Established in 1982, it works in partnership to provide complete business support, encourage self-employment and boost entrepreneurial skills throughout the East of England.

Nwes offers one-to-one business advice, training courses, access to finance and serviced business premises for anyone who intends to start or grow a business.


Robert Bush
Project Manger

Ian Bird
Business Advisor

Matt Holden
Contractual Manager

Nautilus Associates help clients overcome operational challenges of delivering quality services while ensuring value for money and creating a lasting impression.

It advises public, private and third sector clients to investigate delivery solutions, encourage collaboration and give the correct support to propel a business to a greater level.

Nautilus Associates put together teams from many backgrounds, disciplines and experience to combat the most challenging problems facing a client.


John Balch
Managing Director/NWES Director/Project Director

Kim Duffy
Senior Financial Consultant

Johnathan Reynolds
Director/Supply Chain Specialist

Sarah Niddrie-Webb
Junior Consultant/Market Analyst

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is the UK’s flagship technology innovation and research centre for advancing wind, wave and tidal energy.

Its aim is to bring down the cost of offshore renewable energy, transforming the industry and providing economic benefit.

ORE Catapult works with industry and academia to create and introduce new technologies and ways of working to cut down risk and cost and promote business growth.


Simon Cheeseman
Sector Lead, Wave & Tidal

Vicky Coy
Project Manager, Wave & Tidal

Andrew Tipping
Commercialisation Manager