Richard is an expert in Industrial energy efficiency and industrial processes with 14 years' experience. He leads on technical advice provided by the Ricardo Energy & Environment Climate Change Agreement (CCA) team to BEIS and the Environment Agency on Phase II of CCAs between energy intensive industry and UK Government. Richard is the facilitator for a number of the CCAs between industry and Government, including those for the Chemicals and Cement sectors. He has technically led and provided expert input to a number of projects relating to industrial energy efficiency and decarbonisation, where an understanding of industrial processes is key. From this work he has a comprehensive understanding of the main energy consuming and process emitting processes in Chemicals, Cement, Iron and Steel, Glass, Ceramics and Paper, He has also worked closely with Government and industry in negotiations to agree energy efficiency targets and has excellent working relationships with industry sector associations.