Richard Knox is the founder and chief executive officer of Verlume. Since the company’s inception in 2013, Richard has provided the technology focus, customer service and value-based ethos which has served as the cornerstone to the company’s achievements.
Prior to setting up Verlume, Richard had a successful career at GE where he was responsible for concept and implementation of award-winning subsea tree systems, having also led GE’s first subsea FEED (Front-End Engineering Design) team.
Richard is passionate about the commercial adoption of renewable technology and leads the company’s overall business strategy and execution. A Chartered Engineer with over 20 years of industry experience, Richard is a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and regularly contributes to energy industry events and conferences.
Since June 2022, Richard has been advising the Scottish Government as a representative of the energy sector, as well as previously being part of a Scottish Government strategic leadership group.