Robert Oakland

Richard is a Partner at Oakland Consulting with a strong background in quality strategy development and implementation. His recent focus has been on developing quality approaches within the capital projects sector. He is currently assuring one of the largest infrastructure programmes in the UK.

Richard's early career was spent as an engineering officer in the Royal Navy. Serving as Combat Systems Officer in the Submarine Service, he was deployed on both front line operations and leading elements of a significant technical upgrade programme the UK. Latterly he was responsible the stakeholder engagement activity during the merger of two RN Divisions.

After the Navy he joined PA Consulting's Business Transformation Group - specialising in the delivery of large organisational change programmes for a number of differing clients. More recently he has developed his experience with Utilities and infrastructure organisations.

After a period in Financial Services (focusing on Customer Service Strategy and the transformation of enterprise level risk organisations) he joined Oakland Consulting.

Richard has a first-class masters from Cambridge University in Manufacturing Engineering.