“Richard has a practical and committed approach to sustainability assessments. He has a professional manner and combines that with some very creative ideas. I have no hesitation in recommending working with Richard on sustainability projects.” – Bevan Jones, Managing Director, Sustainable Homes


“Optivo contracted Richard to develop a sustainability strategy for our offices, operations and 40,000 homes. We were really impressed with the work. Throughout, Richard displayed excellent and practical knowledge about sustainability and the social housing sector. He also gave us some innovative ways of thinking that will help us embed sustainability in our organisation. We now have a strategy that has science based objectives and kpi’s that we can readily use. I would recommend Richard for sustainability strategy work.” –  Diana Lock, Sustainability Manager, Optivo


“Richard gave a great talk on environmental protection and human wellbeing. It really engaged delegates and really set the scene for our training days.” – Berni Courts, Senior Researcher, Ruskin Mill Trust


“The standard of information supplied by [Richard on behalf of] Scandinavian Timber for this [BREEAM] assessment was excellent. It was exactly the right balance of brevity and detail. It made the assessment of the windows very easy and straightforward.”  – Arnold Stone, Senior Sustainability Engineer, Mendick Waring Limited


“Richard has worked with our organisation as a consultant undertaking our SHIFT (Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow) assessment and was very knowledgeable in this field and able to provide meaningful reports and practical recommendations. Richard has also undertaken staff training with my team covering Eco Homes XB and again was very professional and knowledgeable in his field.” – Paul Webb, Sustainability & Investment Manager at Six Town Housing


“Richard is a very approachable person who has an excellent understanding of sustainability and if you are working in the public or private sector and require any guidance advice or training in sustainability and energy saving I can recommend Richard to provide an excellent service for you.” – John Adorno, Director, Ecodomestic Home Improvements Ltd


“Richard is a very knowledgeable person and I did enjoy the training to become a Code for Sustainable Homes assessor. I can recommend Richard.” – Paul Surin, Head of Digital Built Environment at Wienerberger AG