Richard Twohig EDGE Programme Manager

Richard Twohig

Richard Twohig is responsible for management of the EDGE programme. Richard is a certified Project Management Professional (PMI) with broad experience in coordinating research and development ventures in both academic and industry roles.

With a background in chemical engineering (University of Cambridge) and renewable energy systems (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), Richard has worked in diverse environments, with multinationals and start-ups, including downhole monitoring for upstream oil and gas, pipeline blockage and leak detection on land and in deep water, and developing light harvesting devices for intelligent, energy efficient buildings. In recent years Richard has focussed on management of national and EU funding awards for advanced research themes, providing support and leadership to the teams involved, in delivering smooth progress and qualified success.