Jim Gardiner is a Research Scientist at Valeport Ltd.  He holds an MSc Applied Marine Science and a BSc (Hons) in Ocean Science – both from Plymouth University – and he is a Chartered Marine Scientist (IMarEST). Jim started his career as an Oceanographic Analyst at UKHO before joining Valeport as Product Manager in 2008. In 2017, he moved into a more R&D focused role as a Research Scientist, developing, testing and trialling new sensing technologies.