Richard Steeves is Chairman of TrustFlight, a business improving the efficiency of aircraft maintenance and operations through the capture, management and application of digital aircraft records. TrustFlight has achieved a number of industry “firsts” including using their Blockchain platform to track all serialised components of an aircraft’s engines and airframe from birth, recording all maintenance events and automatically logging all flight hours and related data.
Richard is also chairman of Advanced Research Cryptography, a leading company specializing in the use of Blockchain for supply chain traceability and consumer applications. He also has investments in digital health, and is a nonexecutive director on the board of Steris plc. Previously he was the founder and CEO of Synergy Health plc, a $2 billion global business specializing in sterilization and traceability of medical devices. Richard has a BSc from the University of British Columbia and PhD from the University of Cambridge. Richard was the EY’s UK Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015.