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About CWind

CWind delivers topside, splash zone and subsea engineering services to the offshore renewables and utilities market.

At CWind, we have experience at a vast number of UK and European offshore wind farms, supporting over 12GW power generated by the offshore wind sector. We provide innovative solutions to industry challenges, helping our clients to strengthen and maintain their wind projects, wherever they are.

We have built a world-class collection of trained technicians, a fleet of fuel-efficient crew transfer vessels and a global support network, designed to deliver excellence in rapid response times. We also have our own in-house training arm, CWind Training, which provides a comprehensive range of GWO accredited courses, investing in the next generation of offshore experts.

Working collaboratively with ORE Catapult, CWind is committed to delivering innovative solutions to address our clients’ needs and industry challenges – for today and for the future.


Joe Browse

Managing Director

Joe Browse

Managing Director

Having served the company for over a decade, Joe Browse is the youngest ever Managing Director of CWind. He began his career as a deckhand on our crew transfer vessels and progressed through roles such as Vessel Master, Marine Superintendent, Business Development Manager, and Head of Sales.

Joe’s dedication, strategic thinking, and leadership skills have contributed to CWind’s growth and success.

“As Managing Director, I aim to drive innovation and position CWind as a leader in the offshore wind industry.”

Stafford Butcher

Head of Operational Efficiency

Stafford Butcher

Head of Operational Efficiency

Stafford sits in the role of Head of Operational Efficiency, where he is responsible for identifying areas for improvement across the business at admin, operational, project delivery and strategic levels. He works closely with all operational areas including project delivery, CTV Fleet and CWind Training, to build, adopt and foster best practise within the relevant function. He is also the lead within CWind for driving the Global Marine Group-wide initiatives into the business unit.

Stafford joined CWind in June 2011, where he started out as a technician, after which he was quickly promoted to Operations Manager, delivering many successful projects in generator management, offshore cable installation and top side inspections. In 2014 he joined the vessels department where he undertook varied roles, working his way up to Head of Fleet for over two years, driving performance and efficiency to a higher operational standard.

Simon McLauchlan

Head of Training

Simon McLauchlan

Head of Training

Prior to joining CWind, Simon had over 22 years experience in the military where he was a Senior Instructor and Head of Instructor Development for the British Army. He brings a wealth of knowledge that goes beyond training delivery having managed several significant projects in the military including large scale personnel deployment. As a Chartered Manager with the Chartered Institute of Management, Simon has a focus on developing the training school and its trainers.


CWind Services

Corrosion Protection

Full corrosion protection services, inspection, procurement, application and transportation to maximise asset lifetime

Subsea Survey Solutions

Utilising the CTV fleet to undertake subsea surveys, a cost effective solution maximising the benefits of time on site

Topside Inspection, Maintenance and Repair

CWind has a robust track record of experience delivering Topside Inspections, Maintenance and Repair (IMR), utilising owned assets, best people and proven procedures, delivered through one interface

Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair

Optimised, flexible solutions using cutting edge technology for Subsea Inspections, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) to meet customer requirements

Crew Transfer Vessel Charter

Transporting technicians quickly and safely, to and from site with a fleet of 17 vessels

Offshore Wind Training

One-stop accredited training centre offering bespoke courses to the on and offshore wind industry including confined space and rescue