Director and Senior Lean Coach
He started his career as an Engineer at Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK Ltd, and has helped to implement lean tools and coach important lean leadership behaviours as a senior Lean consultant in world-leading organisations such as Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Land Rover, Velux, Bombardier Transportation, Ford Chicago Stamping, Caterpillar, SR Technics, Iberia, and London Taxis International.
He has extensive knowledge of developing all-encompassing Lean Production Systems. Rich was also instrumental in the processes used to implement Lean into Rolls-Royce’s state of the art aero engine assembly and test operations in Singapore.
He has also applied these principles to Rolls-Royce new facilities globally, ranging from an apprentice learning academy, to external engine test facilities, research establishments, and operational facilities. Rich is a hot air balloon pilot and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Mechanical and Materials Engineering from Loughborough University and is a Chartered Engineer with the IMechE.