Richard Pidcock

Joint Managing Director

In 2006, Richard founded a ground investigation company, Drift, which later merged in 2014 to form the current geo-division of Central Alliance. He was a principal geotechnical engineer at WYG Group, responsible for geotechnical design and managing ground investigation. He was a site agent and geotechnical engineer at Norwest Holst, managing ground investigations valued at up to £1 million.

In 2022, Richard became Geocore’s joint managing director. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the business.

Richard holds a BSc (Hons) in geology and a MSc (Hons) in engineering geology.

Outside of work Richard likes long walks with family, friends and Ralphy the dog, watching his son Ewan play football, and enjoys travel, cooking, good food and good wine. He also loves anything motorcycling, including regular tours around Europe with colleagues and friends.

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