Richard Bowden

Ireland Advanced Digital Engineering Leader

Richard Bowden is an Associate Director and leads Arup’s Advanced Digital Engineering discipline in Ireland. He is a digital champion, responsible for managing digital transformation initiatives within the business. He also co-leads our European Digital Incubator, supporting digital transformation within Arup in Europe.

He is a skilled agile and lean start-up practitioner, with experience in business governance, agile practices including scrum, risk and compliance, business planning and performance reviews.

Before joining Arup, Richard ran his own management and technology consultancy company, RB Consulting. He was accepted onto Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers entrepreneurship development programme for his start-up with a software solution to co-ordinate older people’s healthcare. Prior to that, he held management and consultancy roles in IBM Software, KPMG, and Oracle.

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