Richard Halsey
Director of Capabilities

As Director of Capabilities, Richard leads a multi-disciplinary team specialising in supporting innovation and transformational change across the energy system.

Richard leads a multi-disciplinary team specialising in supporting innovation and transformational change across the energy system.

Richard joined the Catapult in 2015 and has led the Catapult’s delivery of the national Smart Systems and Heat programme and has a proven track record leading the delivery of complex clean energy projects and programmes for the public and private sector. Richard specialises in low carbon and energy system transformation, innovation, techno-economic analysis, planning, sustainable development and climate change.

As Director of Capabilities for Energy Systems Catapult, Richard leads a team of over 100 engineers and technical experts across five capability areas – Systems Integration, Modelling, Consumer Insight, Digital and Data, and Engineering and Infrastructure.

Prior to joining the Catapult, Richard was an Associate Director at planning and development consultancy, Turley, and a senior consultant at engineering and professional services consultancy WYG.