We are ocean scientists and marine industry professionals. We are curious, ambitious, collaborative by nature, and always here for our customers. Based in Portsmouth, England, we have operated in the UK and globally for over 40 years.

The technology systems and services we supply are carefully selected for class leading performance, quality and reliability, so you can focus on successful discovery, exploration and advancement of the blue economy.

Meet the team

  • Martin Stemp

    Managing Director

    Martin focuses on sustainable strategic growth and leadership, as well as constant development of our products, processes, and people.

  • Terry Edwards

    Technical Director

    Terry and his team offer pre and post sales technical support for all of our products and services. Terry also manages our Datawell Service and Calibration Centre.

  • Dr Ryan Mowat

    Director of Innovation

    Ryan leads on R&D and the environmental monitoring work we do with the fisheries, aquaculture and ocean ecology sectors.

  • Kevin Kinghorn

    Director of Commercial Operations

    Responsible for finance, logistics and compliance, Kevin is also a member of the senior management team and passionate about operations as a support function within RS Aqua.

  • Sarah Pain

    Head of Sales & Marketing

    Sarah is the maestro of our marketing strategy, also taking responsibility for sales events and initiatives.

  • Phoebe Chadwick

    Ocean Scientist – Fisheries and Acoustics

    Phoebe is one of our Ocean Scientists and focuses on fisheries, aquaculture and acoustic monitoring.

  • Nathan Hunt

    Ocean Scientist – Systems & Autonomy

    Nathan is one of our Ocean Scientists who supports our customers in the offshore energy, cameras & surveillance and survey & inspection industries.

  • Nick Mortimer

    Content Creator

    Nick is our in-house videographer, photographer and graphic designer, and keeps our social media feeds up to date.

  • Louise Horn

    Logistics and Compliance Coordinator

    Louise is our logistics and compliance expert, keeping us in check wherever she can.

  • Rachel Richards

    Assistant Accountant

    Rachel ensures all our accounting and finance is up to scratch and supports our senior management team with budgeting.

  • Victoria Wain

    Sales Operation Coordinator

    As part of the operations team, Victoria is responsible for our customer service.

  • Sean Kellie

    Instrumentation Technician

    Sean completes all technical maintenance services including testing, servicing and reassembling.

  • John Peters

    Ocean Systems Technician

    John joins the technical team's day to day operations, whilst supporting system designs and integration, product demos, R&D activities and more.

  • Adam Shargool

    Aquaculture Specialist

    Adam is our in-house expert of all things aquaculture, heading up the RS Aqua Scottish office.

  • Kemi Kehinde

    Marketing Executive

    Kemi is our copy connoisseur, and is responsible for our events, PR and email marketing.

  • Vamsi Karnam

    Data Engineer

    Vamsi is a machine learning data engineer working on Project MARLIN.

  • Rahul Tandon

    Data Engineer

    Rahul is a machine learning data engineer working on Project MARLIN.

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Join the team

Recruiting and retaining the best staff is key to RS Aqua’s continuing success story, and that’s why training and development are absolutely vital to us.

If you are looking for a career at RS Aqua, please send in your CV with a covering letter explaining the type of role that interests you to

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