Director, Energy Sector Lead, AECOM Environment
Richard is the AECOM Energy Sector Lead for Europe. He has consented more than 20 energy and power projects from carbon capture storage (CCS) to large scale solar to new build nuclear plants. He is the environmental lead for the AECOM support to the Humber Zero project and held a similar position for Net Zero Teesside, Keadby 3 and Peterhead Low Carbon CCS projects. Richard has led the preparation of the EIAs and permit applications for those projects as well as leading the discussions with key stakeholders such as the Environment Agency and Natural England. Through that engagement, Richard has been working to agree the methodology for CCS air impact assessments and determination of BAT for CCS projects.