Brigadier Richard Libbey

Chief Operating Officer

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Former Brigadier Rick Libbey, Chief Operating Officer

Rick came to Hydro with a wealth of experience as a senior leader in the private, public and voluntary sectors.  He ended a 30-year career in the British Army in the rank of Brigadier having enjoyed postings all over the world and leading soldiers on operations.

Rick spent four years as the Director of The Prince's Trust Cymru and Director for South West England, helping young people from challenging backgrounds to move into education, training or employment. He has also been Managing Director of a manufacturing business and a 'lean' trained consultant majoring in leading change and operational excellence.

Rick has led major organisational change and managed diverse and complex projects; including a major MOD change programme.

Rick leads Hydro Industries™ worldwide projects to deliver drinking water and waste water treatment, particularly in developing countries