Richard has over 30 years experience in Aerospace Operations and Engineering. A former senior executive with Labinal, Safran and British Aerospace he has expertise in operations┬ámanagement, programme management, supply chain management, work package scoping, strategy creation & implementation and performance improvement. Areas of responsibility have included aerospace assembly manufacturing, electrical wiring harness manufacture, aircraft interiors, strategic subcontracting and engineering design services. Specific experiences include the start up and growth of Safran Engineering Services UK, manufacturing factory relocations and rationalisations, work and engineering transfers to low cost units in India & Morocco. Richard holds a BSc (Hons) Engineering from the University of Leicester linked to a Graduate Apprenticeship with British Aerospace and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.  


  • Strategy Development
  • Operations Management
  • Programme Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Performance Improvement
  • Engineering Management


  • STG Aerospace
  • Fokker Elmo
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Labinal
  • BE Aerospace
  • BAE Systems
  • Airbus


  • University of Leicester ~ BSc. (Hons) Engineering – Upper Second Class



  • Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society