First year awarded:
Number of MVP Awards:
System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management, Microsoft Azure, Directory Services
With over 20 years experience in various aspects of IT Richard is currently concentrating on the Microsoft environment at an architectural level especially around Active Directory, Exchange, SQL Server and Infrastructure Optimisation. Much of his recent experience has involved migrating enterprises to the latest versions of Windows, Active Directory, Exchange and SQL Server. Richard has administration experience with several database systems especially SQL Server. His initial programming background is still useful as Richard is a very experienced scripter always looking for the opportunity to automate a process. Having discovered PowerShell he has enthusiastically adopted it. Richard founded and currently leads the UK PowerShell User Group. Richard has presented to the Directory Experts Conference, PowerShell Deep Dives, various events orhanised by Microsoft in the UK and Europe, including the MVP Community Day, and for other User Groups world wide.