LCMB appoints Richard Atkinson as Non-Executive Director.
Richard has built and led new venture teams in the science and engineering sector, including university spinouts, venture capital funded businesses, and independent start-ups. He has developed tailored strategy tools to help corporate managers respond to new product contexts, and taught these at Warwick and Aston University. His leadership and strategy work is complemented by a strong grounding in product development, intellectual property and finance. Richard is an experienced chairman of new ventures.
Richard holds an MBA from IESE business school in Spain and is a Sainsbury Management Fellow. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and spent his early career as an engineer at Ford in the UK and Germany.
“I am delighted to welcome Richard to LCMB. He will be a great addition to our management team and will help us deliver our innovation and growth plans for our business. Richard has great experience in managing innovation with, high growth businesses”
John O’Brien , Founder and MD, LCMB.
“This is a very exciting time to be joining the LCMB business. The team have secured Innovate UK and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) support to develop ground breaking solutions to provide healthier, happier more productive offices. I look forward to working with John and the team at LCMB to help improve the performance and quality of the UK’s building stock”
Richard Atkinson, Non-Executive Director, LCMB.