Mr Lee Richards

Mr Lee Richards

Supergen ORE Hub Manager

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Lee Richards, as Manager of the EPSRC funded Supergen ORE Hub, oversees the operational and delivery activities of the Hub and leads and directs the workflow of the Supergen ORE Hub team. This includes developing and promoting the Hub at events and conferences, supporting the Co-Director leads with all non-research based activities, managing the Supergen ORE Hub Flexible Fund allocation through a transparent and trusted process, managing funding, budgeting and reporting requirements and liaising between the Hub Co-Directors, Advisory Board, Research Alignment Group and Research Council Funder. Prior to the Supergen ORE Hub, Lee spent 10 years within the renewable energy sector, supporting the development and delivery of programmes to support the wider renewable energy industry in the UK, both within the onshore and offshore renewable energy sectors. This was followed by two years as Senior Research Manager at the University of Plymouth, delivering a range of targeted research projects to Government Departments, third sector organisations, industry stakeholders and academic institutions.

Roles on external bodies

Non-executive Director and Chair - Plymouth Community Energy 

Non-executive Director - Plymouth Community Energy Renewables

Non-executive Director and Chair - Ernesettle Community Solar