DACOS Innovation, Royal Navy
A graduate of the Royal Naval Engineering College Manadon (BEng) and University College London (Masters), Captain Jules Lowe works in Navy Command’s Maritime Capability Division and is the head of Navy Innovation. A Marine Engineer by profession, he has a broad background, having served in Her Majesty’s Ships DANAE, CORNWALL, ILLUSTRIOUS, MANCHESTER, DARING and QUEEN ELIZABETH. Having spent the first 25 years of his naval career focussed on operations and training, he has spent the vast the majority of the last decade in the Capability and Acquisition fields. Promoted to Commander in 2010, he served at DES as the Head of the Maritime Section of the Tech Office, responsible for the Technology Demonstration programme, which focussed on Marine Systems and unmanned technology.