Richard is the VP of Commercial at Oxbotica, responsible for developing strategic partnerships to expand the deployment of Oxbotica’s Universal Autonomy software platform. Heading up the commercial team, Richard’s focus is overseeing Oxbotica’s commercial engagements with current and future strategic partners, new product development as well as identifying new market opportunities. Richard joined Oxbotica from global insurer AXA XL, where he served as Global Head of Portfolio Solutions. Richard established their global autonomy programme, leading AXA XL’s partnership with Oxbotica. The programme’s focus was the assessment of the risks associated with autonomy, as well as providing solutions for AXA XL’s clients to accelerate the adoption of autonomous vehicle technology.