Name: Richard Holmes
Company Role: Managing Director, UK
Favorite quote: “Inch by inch is cinch / Yard by yard is hard!”
Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books?
Not very high brow but the “Secret Diaries of Adrian Mole” (The whole series), so easy to read and something I can relate to having grown up in the same era. Easy reading and makes you laugh out loud everytime.
What is something your customers have to deal with that you want to fix?
Poor ground conditions that are affecting their assets / business and we can help fix that for them without the disruption of more traditional methods.
What do you do at Geobear?
Responsible for all aspects of the UK business
What are your credentials/past experience, for working in your position?
35 years experience in Geotechnical Contracting from around the world. Senior Manager positions for 20 years. Chartered Engineer.
What do you like about working at Geobear?
Fast moving, innovative environment, always looking to improve day by day, week by week. Hence my favourite quote.
What are the values that drive you?
Safety / Customer Service (doing a good job), Integrity/ Realising when someone is in trouble we are all in trouble.
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Being with my Family / grandchildren / Travel / Gardening / Football