Richard Hardy will join members in Aberdeen to talk about his experience and knowledge gained by 30 years of trade union involvement. There will be a Q&A questions and opportunity to network.
Richard Hardy is the National Secretary for Scotland and Ireland at the trade union Prospect, representing members in Government, Energy, Defence, Nuclear, Creative, Technology, Science and Heritage Sectors.
He is a member of the STUC’s General Council, and has worked on Scottish Government stakeholder bodies including the Longannet Taskforce, the Sustainable Renewal Advisory Group, and the Tourism Taskforce. He was a commissioner on the first Just Transition Commission.
Richard is an experienced Senior Trade Union Official, having been a full-time officer or lay activist for over 30 years, working across a variety of employment sectors. He was previously a Negotiations Officer with Prospect/IPMS for over 16 years in the NW, Midlands, and London. Richard has been based in the Edinburgh office since 2014, becoming the National Secretary in 2016.