Richard plays an integral role in managing and growing our global team of engineers and driving a commercial focus into their thinking. He leads the team to support bringing Hammerforce’s patented technology to our global partners, helping them to disrupt products categories using Hammerforce IP.
Richard’s early career was within academia as a pure mathematician, primarily based in the U.S. He moved into the commercial world when he joined an innovative professional services company progressing through to a senior consulting role. During this time, he worked for start-ups and multi-nationals in industries ranging from manufacturing and financial services to airlines and telcos.
Richard was a Fulbright scholar and graduated with a PhD in mathematics from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), followed by a three-year post Doctorate studying mathematics at Rice University in Houston Texas. Richard completed an MBA at the University of Auckland.
Outside of Hammerforce, Richard enjoys spending time with family and friends at the beach and on the water and continues to stay up-to-date with the latest research in mathematics.