Dr. Richard Mills

Richard is Boeing’s Strategy Director for the UK and Ireland. He is responsible for development and implementation of Boeing’s business strategy for the UK and Ireland at a corporate level as well playing a leadership role in business unit initiatives. His work has covered evaluating opportunities in core and adjacent markets, supply chain initiatives, university relations strategy and environmental strategy.

Richard also has a pan-European role on environmental policy and strategy. His responsibilities include facilitating the activities of the European section of the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG) – an airline-led group focused on accelerating the development and commercialization of sustainable aviation biofuels. He also helped found the Nordic Initiative for Sustainable Aviation.

He has a degree in Chemical Physics and a PhD which explored the role of government in supporting innovation. Richard has worked for the Boeing Company for over ten years. Before that he was a management consultant and focused on assignments related to operations and technology strategy.

Richard has spoken at many international conferences and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He also sits on the Board of Miro Technologies UK Ltd.

To contact Richard please email boeinguk@boeing.com.