Member  Richard P. SMITH



Richard P. Smith, Business Development Manager - Emerging Processes, Howden Group

With a wealth of technical, multi-product, process and commercial customer-facing experience, Richard operates internationally within Howden Group, supporting Technology Developers and generating both customer and company interest for Emerging Processes across of broad range of markets. His early career focused on application engineering and plant commissioning associated with rotating heat transfer machinery primarily for change of state. In 1989, Richard moved into compression systems and manufacture involving centrifugal and reciprocating machines, serving the food, pharmaceutical, metal refining, petrochemical, power generation and other heavy industry. More recently, and drawing upon 35 years experience of rotating machinery and industrial process technology, Richard has become proactive in the development of new processes and markets including low carbon technologies.