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Business Name: 

CADE Tooling Ltd

Business Owner/Director Names:

Shane Jakeman / Andrew Rodda

Business Start Date:

Sept 2014

What the business does:

Developing a new fully automated seabed geotechnical drill to allow cost effective geotechnical site surveys up to 3000m water depth. 

Business Background:

Shane Jakeman – A marine engineer by trade with a wide range of offshore experience. Previously VP with Helix Canyon Offshore where he headed up the management of 5 construction class vessel charters, 26 subsea assets ranging from mid-sized ROV’s through to Subsea Trenchers and ROVDrills. 

Andrew Rodda – A controls automation engineer by trade. Previously Operations Director at the family owned and well established Clotted Cream factory. He headed up a large factory expansion project which saw the family dairy go through a total upgrade and winning best UK dairy in 2011.

How the Elevator Programme is helping your business?

We’ve found the Elevator Programme to have a good understanding of new and improved business planning and strategy tools. These tools have allowed us to challenge our business plan and ensure that our value proposition has a place in what is already a competitive market place. 

Business Website:

Under Development

Social media channels:

Shane Jakeman LinkedIn Profile

Andrew Rodda LinkedIn Profile 

Contact details for any enquiries: – 07539 003451 – 07984 314974





  • Andrew Rodda

  • Shane Jakeman (Jake)