Ricardo appoints new CEO

Energy consultancy Ricardo has announced that Graham Ritchie will be succeeding Dave Shemmans as its new CEO on 1 October.

Since 2016, Ritchie was a member of the Executive Committee of Intertek Group plc, responsible for its operations in Europe, including Russia, and Central Asia.  Prior to that role, he was Intertek’s Group Financial Controller.

Before joining Intertek, Ritchie held senior financial positions at BT Group plc and other technology services organisations, having started his career with PwC.  

Commenting on his new role, Ritchie said: ‘ am delighted to be joining Ricardo at this time. It has a strong heritage of success built on innovation and expertise in its chosen markets.  At this critical time where the need for environmental change is so fundamental, I have no doubt we can leverage this capability to deliver the company’s vision “to create a world fit for the future”.’

Ian Taylor