richard smith

Richard Smith

Head of Standards, Innovation and Research, NHBC

Richard Smith commenced his employment as a YTS Trainee in Building Control back in 1989 and has progressed his career to become the Head of Standards and Innovation and Research at NHBC where he oversees the delivery and implementation of NHBC's Technical Standards, Technical policy, Acceptance of innovative and non-traditional construction methods and leads the NHBC Foundation.  Richard is a member of The Building Regulations Advisory Committee and supports a number of Sub Committees including new building broadband connectivity, Part M Working Group and Building Act 1984 working group.  Richard is also the Vice President of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.