Diane Gilpin leads the B9 Shipping project. She has been developing renewable energy projects with B9 since 2009. She brings long experience in managing pioneering game changing technologies and facilitating technology transfer. Diane was Marketing Manager on the launch team for the UK's first cellular telephone network, Cellnet; managed Benetton Formula's commercial activity in F1, ran the Benetton Junior Formula 3 team and managed Ford's F1 racing programme, facilitating technology transfer from race track to road cars.
She launched Citibank's first windows based electronic dealing system 'Horizon' and managed Logica's first 4 year global sponsorship programme in round-the-world yacht racing pioneering relationship based teambuilding.