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Richard Hefford-Hobbs

Founder and Chairman
Cambridge Precision Ltd


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Richard Hefford-Hobbs

Founder of Cambridge Precision Ltd (CPL), Richard is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and polymath. Qualified as a Manufacturing Engineer, he is engaged in numerous commercial, educational and voluntary endeavours to promote and support manufacturing, engineering and innovation.

Richard maintains active commercial interests in a number of companies and works with a wide range of partner organisations. He has alliances with training bodies, collaborating frequently on projects with the University of Cambridge, IfM, Anglia Ruskin, Oxford University to name just a few and is Vice President of the Heritage Craft.

Within the field of Education, Richard holds office with independent and state providers as a Governor, mentor, and technical advisor, to students at the University of Cambridge where he is a Fellow Commoner of Lucy Cavendish college, and a Fellow of the Institute for Engineering & Technology (IET).

Key qualifications

  • BSc (Hons)
  • MSc (Lond.)
  • MSt (Oxon.)
  • MRHistS
  • MRAeS.


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