Profile:Richard is the Managing Director of NAVEO – a focused aerospace consultancy. He has over 20 years’ experience in aerospace, including 15 years consulting. Most recently he was responsible for the ICF Aerospace consulting practice and prior to that was part of the European practice at AeroStrategy Richard is a recognised expert in aerospace manufacturing and maintenance strategy, regularly speaking at industry events and writing in industry publications on these topics. He has managed projects for a broad global client base. His areas of special interest include OE and aftermarket forecasting, aircraft, engine and component manufacturing, repair and support, surplus parts, the PMA market, big data analytics and health monitoring. Richard has a BSc in International History from the London School of Economics and an MSc in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University.