His current focus is on security and resilience, specifically strategic stability including responsible space behaviours, climate security and finance for climate resilience, as well as defence and security futures. Rich also leads Wilton Park’s support to UK government bilateral engagements as well as 5-Eyes engagement.
Prior to joining Wilton Park, Rich served in the UK military. He has experience in operational logistics, policy and strategy as well as operational analysis, contract monitoring and programme management. His regional experience includes the Middle East and Afghanistan.
Rich read Humanities at the University of Northumbria and holds an MBA from Cranfield University Business School.