Richard is a former Royal Navy Submarine Engineer Officer. With 20 years’ experience his appointments included Head of Marine Engineering on HMS Vanguard and operational safety training team leader. On leaving the service, Richard returned to university and achieved a Master of Business Administration with Distinction at Strathclyde University. Since then he has worked for Frazer-Nash Consultancy both as a Senior Consultant and Business Manager and more recently for subsea sonar and technology company Coda Octopus where he was responsible for the world-wide sales performance of the firm’s unique real-time 3D sonar technology. Richard joined WFS in March 2019 and is responsible for the development of WFS distribution network and Defence sales.