Director of Design Research and Innovation
Richard is founder of TH!NK, IBI’s in-house research and development group as well as an original founder member of the BCSE (British Council School Environments). In the last 18 years he has extensively and enthusiastically researched and developed unique design tools, enabling designers to deliver optimal learning, healing and working environments underpinned by evidence-based research.
He has also collaborated with manufacturers in developing new products, colour ways and product ranges.
As a co-author of multiple NHS Paediatric Guidelines he brings invaluable insights into Educational Design and methods especially into SEN settings.