Managing Director, Technica Limited
Richard has worked within the UK gas transmission and energy sector since 2009. He has held various technical and senior roles within SME organisations supporting major clients such as National Gas Transmission, Centrica, SGN, Gassco and J Murphy and Sons. He was UK President of a US owned NASDAQ trading system integrator from 2015 to 2017 before joining Technica in the summer of 2017 as Director of Business Development and becoming their Managing Director in 2021.
Prior to entering the energy sector, Richard served for 15 years as a Weapon Engineer Officer within the Royal Navy having joined under an engineer scholarship pathway. His military career saw him undertake a variety of roles including recruitment, engineering policy, engineering operations and head office appointments within the Ministry of Defence.
He graduated with a BEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and holds a MSc in Guided Weapons from Cranfield University. He is a Chartered Member of the IET.