6) Richard Murray-Smith

Richard Murray –Smith BSc (Hons)

Richard is well qualified to deliver a wide range of environmental projects. He is a graduate of University College Wales in Applied Mathematics and Oceanography. He is a professionally qualified scientist and was the former Global Director /head and technical expert of Environmental Risk Assessment and compliance at Astra Zeneca laboratory.

He is a Global leader in the field Environmental Risk having developed European standards and as the author or co –author of over 20 scientific publications. He has also chaired international workshops, made presentations at seminars and conferences on modelling and Environmental Risk Assessment topics. He has won several awards including the prestigious AZ Global Compliance Excellence award for SHE Strategy work.

He is an experienced project and staff manager able to manage worldwide teams via tele/video conferences. He is highly articulate with excellent communication skills, accustomed to working under intense pressure and delivering to timetables.

He is passionate about the value and role of small and medium sized charities as a vehicle for resolving social and economic problems.