Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Richard Smith
Committee Member for England, London & South
Richard Smith is the Director of The Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset.

Prior to The Tank Museum, Richard worked in the shipping and logistics industry for eleven years. His roles included marketing, operational management and e-commerce – in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Since joining The Tank Museum in 2006, he has led the organisation through £25million of capital development, nearly doubling visitor numbers and creating a vibrant digital offer, including a burgeoning e-commerce business.

Richard is the chair of Dorset Tourism Association and a member of the Kimmeridge Trust. He was a Board Member of Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership for six years.

In 2018, he was appointed OBE for services to military heritage.