Richard Bond

Richard Bond

Company: The Coal Authority

Job title: Innovation and Engagement Director


Richard Bond is the Innovation & Engagement Director at the Coal Authority, where his focus is the development of Mine Water Heat as a renewable heat source for the UK.

Over the past 30 years he has primarily worked in the commercial sector concentrating on newly emerging fields and integration projects. He worked for Tesco PLC and served on the boards of Center Parcs UK Ltd and Jamie Hempsall Ltd.

Richard is a Chartered Management Accountant and Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Over the past 15 years, Richard has also held strategic voluntary roles for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Terrence Higgins Trust.


Repurposing abandoned coal mines to provide green heat 1:30 pm

Showcasing how the UK are taking advantage of abandoned, closed mines to heat homes. Explaining how the existing infrastructure can provide the source for new head network developments.  Chaired by Nadja Kunz, Assistant Professor, The University of British ColombiaRead more

day: 27 April 2023