Richard brings a wealth of experience developed through thirty years of introducing new products including design, analysis, test and manufacture in the aerospace Gas Turbine industry and transferring that knowledge into the Nuclear Industry.


After studying for a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Richard has been part of many of the gas turbine product development programmes powering todays civil airline fleets and defense products globally.

Having lead both design and manufacturing teams across the globe, Richard offers a broad insight into resolving the many problems of introducing and operating high technology solutions across multiple disciplines and stages of a products life cycle.

Richard is based in the Derby office of Element Digital Engineering.


Career highlights

  • Leading the design, analysis and validation teams for many aerospace gas turbine products
  • Developing and deploying design and analysis methods for rotating turbo-machinery
  • Introducing new technologies into both product designs and manufacturing processes 
  • Deploying aerospace methodologies for new product Introduction (APQP) into a nuclear industry environment



Professional qualifications

  • Chartered engineer (CEng)
  • Bachelors (BEng) Mechanical Engineering



  • Member of the IMechE


Sector Expertise

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