Richard is responsible for many of the Catapult’s business functions such as Finance, Procurement, HR, IT and Legal. He was appointed as CFO in March 2018. Prior to joining the Catapult, he has spent the majority of his career working within the energy sector, including as CFO of AFC Energy, an AIM-listed company developing commercial-scale hydrogen fuel cell systems, and as CFO of Horizon Nuclear Power, a UK energy company developing a new generation of nuclear power stations. He has also previously held senior management positions within the finance functions of RWE and Innogy.
Richard is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Arthur Andersen & Co, and holds a degree in Economics & Economic History from the University of Bristol.