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Iain Percy

Iain Percy

Iain Percy

OBE, Double Olympic Champion & CEO Artemis Technologies

Iain Percy OBE, a double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion, is one of the most talented and successful sailors in the world. Iain has a remarkable Olympic pedigree, winning gold in the Finn class at the Sydney Olympics; before teaming up with lifelong friend Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson to win gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

 A veteran of four America’s Cup challenges, Iain had his first taste of America’s Cup action in 2005 as helmsman for the +39 Challenge, and was part of Great Britain’s America’s Cup challenge, Team Origin.

He joined Artemis Racing at the end of 2012 as a tactician, following the London Olympics. After showing inspirational leadership qualities during the difficult final few months of the 34th America’s Cup campaign, he was appointed Team Manager in October 2013. Under Iain’s leadership, Artemis Racing reached the final of the 35th America’s Cup Challenger Series, narrowly losing to eventual winners, Emirates Team New Zealand.

In 2017, Iain founded Artemis Technologies alongside team mates from Artemis Racing, with a mission to lead in the decarbonisation of maritime.

Iain has an Economics degree from the University.