White leads the maritime and ports vertical at Connected Places Catapult. He has led various digitalisation and decarbonisation initiatives with public sector, academia and industry partners, including the Freeports Playbook, Moving on the Mersey project, several successful Clean Maritime Demonstrator projects and the DfT Ports of the Future blueprint. White has experience across the maritime, defence, manufacturing and engineering sectors through previous positions at Rolls-Royce and Lloyd’s Register, leading work in clean maritime, materials science, autonomous ships, cyber security and digital twins/analytics for connected assets. He is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, holds a BSc in environmental science and is an enterprise adviser for the Greater Lincolnshire LEP and a maritime ambassador for the Maritime UK Careers programme.