Rick advises large companies and public organizations on innovation, R&D and technology management, including strategy, organization and performance improvement.

About Rick

Rick acts as Chief Innovation Officer and Global Leader of the Technology & Innovation Management Practice, responsible for the firm’s functional expertise in innovation, R&D and technology management.

He has over 26 years of consulting experience in technology and innovation management, R&D strategy and organization, and 10 years of industrial experience in capital projects. His sector focus includes transport, oil & gas, energy, chemicals, food & drink, nuclear, government and consumer goods.

Examples of his work include R&D, organizational and process redesign, transformation of national research institutes, new growth strategies, innovation strategies, technology strategies and benchmarking.

Rick has many publications on innovation and R&D management, and is a regular speaker at international conferences. He is Chairman of the editorial board of ADL’s top management journal, “Prism.”

He speaks fluent Dutch in addition to his native English.

Past Experience
Shell International Petroleum Company
Project Manager, Head of Planning and Cost Engineering Netherlands (N.A.M) / Oman (Petroleum Dev Oman)
University of Bristol
BSc (Hons), Mechanical Engineering