A Senior Technology Acceleration Manager at the Carbon Trust, Richard leads the Carbon Trust’s field trials and demonstration projects in buildings and industry – overcoming market barriers to the adoption of new technologies. Prior to joining the Carbon Trust’s Innovations team in 2006, Richard worked as a consultant engineer in the defence, aerospace and nuclear power sectors.
The Carbon Trust is a not-for-profit company with the mission to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy. We provide specialist support to help business and the public sector cut carbon emissions, save energy and commercialise low carbon technologies. By stimulating low carbon action we contribute to key UK and international goals of lower carbon emissions, the development of low carbon businesses, increased energy security and associated jobs.
Carbon Trust Innovation act as a catalyst to accelerate the commercialisation of low carbon technologies by helping the most promising low carbon entrepreneurs through a comprehensive range of tailored expert support. We also lead large scale collaborative projects with industry and academia to deliver commercial breakthroughs for key low carbon technologies.