Richard has worked as a service designer and strategist for over 27 years. Trained as an industrial designer, he has had a range of professional experiences that have given him a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural outlook that he brings to his work as Prospect’s Strategic Director. He enjoys solving tough problems, working from all sides to deliver meaningful solutions that provide business benefit for clients.
Prior to co-founding Prospect, Richard was Director of Design and Innovation at the Design Council, responsible for leading design campaigns in the areas of manufacturing, technology, learning environments, and design skills. He has led design groups while with Whirlpool in Italy, IDEO in Boston and Sottsass Associati in Milan, and has lectured at design and business schools worldwide. He and his teams have been recipients of numerous awards, including The Smithsonian National Design Award, IDEA/Business Week Awards and design distinctions from iF Hannover and ID Magazine.