Richard is an experienced change consultant with a passion for improving performance by defining and delivering solutions to challenging business issues. He brings an ability to see the big picture and then to define and drive through the detail of what needs to be done to deliver the desired outcomes. This has typically involved not just the structural, process and technical changes, but critically also the people element and the winning of hearts and minds.
A Chartered Engineer by training, with 11 years’ project management experience in industry followed by 23 years’ experience of delivering transformation projects in organisations with a turnover of £1m to £30bn.
An accomplished business developer, bid team leader, relationship manager and account owner. With an excellent track record of building strong, trusted relationships based on providing high quality advice and support. He has worked across sectors that include government, defence, construction, energy / oil and gas, engineering services, and travel and transport.
He has held a number of senior roles in both large and small consulting organisations and has experience of leading market facing industry practices and of leading a management consulting practice. His ten years of experience of leading consulting business units with over 40 staff and P&Ls of up to £10m are a sign of his strong leadership values and focus on results. Richard is likewise comfortable in the C-suite having sat on the management boards of three companies.