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Richard J. Roberts, Business Development Director has over 30 years in the vertical transportation industry. He first started in 1988 in the field installing elevators in the United Kingdom. He was promoted to different roles within ThyssenKrupp in several countries before joining Lerch Bates in Canada, and finally relocating to the Middle East. Richard is competent in the Vertical Transportation design of new buildings on four (4) continents, from initial Traffic Analysis through to final Acceptance Inspections, in all sectors including commercial, residential, hotel, mixed-use, healthcare, retail, transport, supertall, megatall etc. His roles have required a close working relationship with some of the highest profile architects in the world on projects such as the Burj Khalifa.
He has also been requested to speak and chair at high-rise conferences.
As a Business Development Director, Mr. Roberts is responsible for the following functions:
Elevator/Escalator Safety Codes Officer, Alberta, Canada, 2003
Qualified Elevator Constructor, Alberta, Canada, 2003
Engineering Training Authority (ENTRA) – Elevator Courses. J501, J503, J570, J571, J572, J573, J574, J575, 1993
Electrical Installation Parts 1 & 2, 1992
TMI Training & Construction Design Management, 1991
United Arab Emirates