Richard has a unique profile that combines over 20 years of experience in industry with software development expertise. Having held various leadership roles in industry, his most recent work was for Pirelli, taking responsibility for Global Digital Innovations and Smart Manufacturing processes.

During his time with Pirelli, Richard developed a programme of education and training to stimulate and ‘kick-start’ the digital transformation process, with great success.

Alongside industry, he has a passion for all things data and software related, running courses covering areas such as game development, mobile applications, web scraping, social media and hardware interfaces.

Richard now works independently helping organizations with their digital transformation. You can find more information on the programmes available here.


In his spare time, Richard enjoys running, cycling, coding and spending time with his family. He is also fluent in English, German and Italian.