As Manager – Supply Chain at Masdar City, Richard Reynolds is responsible for managing a team that is building Masdar City’s sustainable supply chains and promoting the city’s adoption of sustainable products and behaviours.
Richard and his team also provide a range of business consultancy services, including the approved product directory of building materials that have passed the Masdar evaluation and selection criteria; education and training workshops, and advises companies on how reducing the carbon footprint of their supply chains that can help differentiate their product or service and enhance their brand image. The team is also responsible for managing the Masdar City supply chain code of conduct and a number of long-term strategic supplier partnerships.
With more than 30 years experience in supply chain management in the oil and gas and civil construction industries, Richard has worked in the UK, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, the Middle East, Asia, South America and North America. Before joining Masdar City, Richard was Vice President and Director of Supply Chain Sustainability at CH2M HILL for the Masdar City project, where he was the single point of responsibility for supply chain activities related to the construction of the city.
Richard holds an MBA in Strategy and Strategic Procurement from Birmingham University and an MSc in Supply Chain Management from Robert Gordon’s University in Aberdeen. He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply and a Member of the Institute of Logistics.