Richard is the manager of the Nimbus Technology Gateway. The Nimbus Gateway drives industry-led research and technology-transfer programmes for new and established companies in the domain of next generation embedded software and hardware computing technologies.
Richard has worked across the globe for blue chip consulting companies, namely Deloitte, Ernst & Young and Poyry. His main domain expertise is in Energy/Utilities.
In 2008 his team won the SEAI consultancy of the year award and in 2015 he was awarded the Purdy Lucey invention of the year.
Richard is also involved in Irish start-ups which have successfully grown over the past 10 years. These have been in control and optimisation of energy systems, PV installations services and environmental consulting.
He oversees between 30 – 40 staff, delivering over 60 projects per annum with an annual research budget of approximately 2.1m.