Richard is an Associate Director based in our Midlands Campus and is the Electrical Skills leader for the UK, India, Middle East and Asia regions. He is also the Smart Buildings leader for the Midlands. He advises on methodologies for introducing smart building systems to gather better building data as well as on transition strategies for moving to low carbon energy networks. He is focused on transforming traditional design processes into the digital space, with the aim of bringing efficiency gains to the design process.

Richard has more than 20 years of experience in designing, coordinating, and managing multi-discipline projects across many sectors including higher education, commercial, life science and industry. His expertise has been key to help clients design resilient infrastructure and accelerate the decarbonisation of their buildings and estates. Some of his most notable projects are Paradise Birmingham, Bruntwood Digital Blueprint and JLR Engine Plant.

Richard is a Chartered Engineer, member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (MCIBSE) and the British Council of Offices (BCO). He is also part of the University of Birmingham Electrical Engineering Industrial Advisory Board.