Richard Stephenson, Director of Communications – Civil Aviation Authority
Civil Aviation Authority
Director of Communications
Richard Stephenson joined the CAA in January 2015 as Communications Director. Prior to joining the CAA, Richard held senior communications roles in agencies and high profile businesses, including as Group Strategic Communications Adviser at Centrica plc, Corporate Affairs Director at AXA and Group Director of Public Relations at Royal Mail Group. A postgraduate of Cardiff Journalism School, Richard is currently president of a youth charity and has undertaken political and communications work in four continents over 20 years. Richard regularly speaks at communications conferences about the challenges our industry faces and the need for a multi-skilled workforce and has been a prolific charity fundraiser, climbing Kilimanjaro and traversing China, New Zealand and the Arctic for good causes.