Richard is a Board Trustee of Sustrans and also the Director of E-Resilience, a consultancy focussing on international strategies and commercialisation within the marine renewable energy.

Prior to this, he worked as the Commercial Director at NaREC and the European Marine Energy Centre (Orkney), encouraging the build, testing and use of wave and tidal technology for the production of renewable energy, acting as a global ambassador for Scotland as it leads the way in developing marine renewable energy solutions. 

With over 25 years’ experience working in the environmental and space sectors Richard has lived, worked and travelled all over the world, finally settling down to live in Scotland.