B.Eng, MBA, C.Eng, FIMechE
Richard is currently an interim Managing Director/ CEO and has spent the past 24 years as MD of exporting engineering businesses located in the UK and overseas.
After university, Richard joined Davy McKee in 1986 which manufactured aluminium rolling mills and process plant, immediately gaining significant international exposure in the far east, particularly China. He then moved into the EPC arena with Courtaulds Group in the UK before moving into the power-generation & marine sectors with Brush Group and MAN Energy Solutions, spending significant time overseas. This included working at a wind turbine company in Germany for a year. Richard also spent 6 years in the automotive and aerospace sector leading a company manufacturing test equipment.
Since becoming a Fellow of IMechE in 2000, Richard has championed the MPDS scheme in the businesses he has worked at, and has been involved participating as interviewer and Chair in Professional Registration Interviews.