Head of Platform Architecture
Richard is currently head of architecture for the HMRC Customs and International Trade domain.
Richard has 37 years’ experience of Government IT across technologies ranging from mainframe, client server, service oriented and micro services and is currently deploying applications onto hyper-scale public cloud. He represents HMRC at EU and international level at World Customs Organisation IT events and regularly meets with industry experts engaged in logistics and international trade.
Richard is currently leading a Blockchain proof of concept within HMRC that he hopes will be deployed for use by other government departments and agencies that operate alongside HMRC at the border.