Director of Education and Skills,
Richard is responsible for BAE Systems UK Education & Skills strategy and for ensuring the pipeline of future talent for the company through its links with schools and colleges. He oversees BAE Systems education programme and its schools roadshow, which engages annually over 90,000 young people. He has responsibility for apprenticeship, graduate and skills policy. BAE Systems is one of the largest employers of apprentices and has c1700 apprentices and c500 graduates in development. He helps co-ordinate apprenticeship policy with other employers and has chaired the cross sector Aerospace and Airworthiness Trailblazer group, producing new Apprenticeship and Degree Apprenticeship Standards.