Shropshire Council

Richard Lumby

Richard joined the Shropshire Business Board in 2015 representing the built environment and defence sectors. He is a chartered civil engineer and currently works as a consultant and advisor to businesses working in these areas.

Previously Richard had worked for Carillion and before that Tarmac in a variety of senior management roles, most recently being managing director for Carillion Government & Defence.

Richard sits on the ADS (the trade organisation advancing aerospace, defence, security and space industries) infrastructure committee and the board of Shropshire Constructing Excellence

He is a trust director of the Orthopaedic Institute based at the Robert Jones and Agnus Hunt Hospital. The Institute supports specialist research and training.

Richard came to Shropshire over 30 years ago and lives in West Felton with his wife. Their children were educated in Baschurch and are now pursuing their own professional careers. He enjoys travelling, cycling, walking and is a keen skier and former player at Oswestry Rugby Club.

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