Richardson has a tremendous amount of experience and passion around marine technology and holds a BSc 1st Class Hons in Marine Navigation with Technology from the University of Plymouth.
From a specific marine product and development perspective, Richardson has previously held positions with Raytheon Marine, DERA Sea-Systems, Raymarine and Navico.
During this time he was involved in driving the development of Navico products from concept to production as Software Development Manager from 2006-2008.
Whilst also at Navico he managed, coordinated and led the development teams including the Software and Software Quality Assurance teams across multiple geographic locations. He also made technology decisions in order to ensure success across multiple projects and mentored and made final decisions on design and architecture.