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Governance

PML Applications is governed by a Board of Directors, responsible for developing the strategy and focus of the business.

Meet our Board…. 

Charles Quartley

Charles Quartley

Non-Executive Chairman

Charles is currently Chairman, and formerly Managing Director of Valeport Ltd, a leading manufacturer of instrumentation for the maritime sector. He brings considerable experience to the Board in leading and developing a design, development and manufacturing company in a related sector to that of PML Applications Ltd.

Prof. Stephen de Mora

Prof. Stephen de Mora

Chief Executive

Steve has been Chief Executive of both PML Applications Ltd and its parent company, Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) since 2008. He has a wealth of experience in the academic environment, nationally and internationally and also established his own consultancy based in Canada. He is a member of a number of national and international advisory committees in the marine science sector.

Prof. Ralph Rayner

Prof. Ralph Rayner

Non-Executive Director

Ralph has a background in oceanography and has very strong connections in the marine sector. He is a non-executive director with a number of specialist ocean science and technology businesses, including Sonardyne International Limited and BMT ARGOSS Limited. Ralph is also a Vice President of the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST) and member of various councils and global committees relating to ocean observation. 

Nigel Godefroy FCA

Nigel Godefroy

Non-Executive Director

Nigel is an experienced non-executive Director, with directorship and ownership of a number of companies locally. He brings to the Board financial expertise as a Chartered Accountant.  Nigel has strong connections to the City of Plymouth and to the waterfront, having been the former Chief Executive Officer of Sutton Harbour Holdings plc and involved in significant regeneration in the area.  Nigel is also a Trustee of PML and holds several other Trusteeships across the city.  

Chris Taysom

Chris Taysom

Finance Director

Chris is a Chartered Accountant who has held senior Finance Director and operational positions with international hi-tech businesses (both in the UK and US) and has a wealth of leadership and management experience with complex international organizations. Prior to joining the company, Chris had been CFO Europe for the RAND Corporation. Chris is also the Director of Finance & Operations for PML. 

Beverly Tremain

Beverly Tremain

Company Secretary

Beverly has been Company Secretary of PML and PML Applications Ltd since 2002 and a Director of the latter since 2004.  Prior to joining PML she worked in the private and commercial sector. More recently she has been studying towards Chartered Company Secretary status.