Richard is a Chartered Waste Manager and the Middle East Lead for Ricardo Energy & Environment. He has over 15 years experience in the waste industry and is recognised as a technical specialist in the area of waste and resource management. Richard commenced his career on the contracting side, working in both the recycling and hazardous waste sectors. For the last twelve years Richard has focused on the management and delivery of international projects. Recent projects completed include procurement support, feasibility studies, waste management strategies and infrastructure design. Richard has worked at cutting edge of the waste industry integrating new technology to improve the delivery of services including novel waste storage and collection solutions through to waste recovery.