Industry Memberships

Industry Memberships


FPAL aims to find the perfect supplier for every buyer. It works to identify, qualify, evaluate and monitor suppliers on behalf of its purchasing members. Established in 1996, FPAL is governed by an industry-based steering committee. It is one of a range of supplier management services provided by the Achilles Group, with individual schemes for buyer and supplier communities across a diverse range of industry sectors throughout the world.



RenewableUK is the trade and professional body for the UK wind and marine renewables industries. Formed in 1978, and with more than 600 corporate members, RenewableUK is the leading renewable energy trade association in the UK.

Its primary purpose is to promote the use of wind, wave and tidal power in and around the UK. It acts as a focal point for information, conducts research and identifies solutions to current issues. It also serves as a lobbying group to promote wind energy and marine renewables to government, industry, media and the general public.


The Energy Industries Council (EIC)

FoundOcean is an active member and supports the work of the EIC.

The EIC is the leading trade association for UK companies supplying goods and services to the global energy industry.

The EIC has around 600 member companies, comprising contractors and suppliers from all areas of the energy sector that make a significant contribution to the UK economy; employing around 1million people and generating £100 billion in revenues from their UK operations.

The EIC was established in 1943 and is a not-for-profit organisation, independent of government.