Meet the Team

Richard Halstead

Business Advisor

Manufacturing Growth Programme

Having worked with both Multinational Corporations and SME’s, Richard has a fantastic range of experience to help support SME Manufacturers, with also previously being a Board Director across a variety of manufacturing and business support companies. Richard began his manufacturing career with Lucas Industries, at which he spent 18 years with the company, being involved with many business milestones.

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Oxford Innovation Advice offers Insights into SME needs and policy effectiveness for policy makers, funders and business support commissioners. It draws on our 30 years’ experience of delivering positive economic growth by enabling scale-ups to achieve their full potential. Each edition concludes with an ‘Implications for funders and Policy makers’ section.

Covid-19 Statement

Update – Wednesday 15th December 2021

Our Innovation Centres remain operational and accessible, and provide a safe environment for our staff and customers. We continue to assess the risk of COVID-19 alongside the latest guidance from government. In the meantime our Innovation Centre remains COVID-19 Secure and fully open for business. Our detailed risk assessment can be found here.