Richard Chapman is Managing Director of ADC
Richard is a fully qualified Architect but has specialised in airport design and planning for the last 20 years. Airport and Terminal Planner conveys more accurately his skills. He has developed extensive knowledge and experience in the management, planning and design of central processors, piers and satellites, optimisation of capacity and floor area calculations, provision of IATA levels of service and the integration of commercial and operational requirements.
Richard has experience of working with airport clients of many different nationalities and in many different countries, including most European countries, Middle East, Iceland, USA, and India.
Before founding ADC Richard gained high level experience in:
2005 – 2008 Vice President Transportation with HOK International Ltd
2003 – 2005 Director of Aviation with Ruddle Wilkinson and helped establish London office
2001 – 2003 Board Director of Aviation with Woods Bagot. Management buyout of WML
1999 – 2001 Board Director of Aviation with publicly quoted company Whinney Mackay Lewis (WML). Merged CCP with WML
1984 – 1999 Partner in architectural practice (Chapman Cole Partnership, CCP)
Richard has also been involved with the following activities;
Currently he is a member of the UK Department for Trade review panel, revising the UK Airport Security regulations, following the incident at Glasgow Airport in 200.
2007, at the Global Airports Development Conference in Dubai, panel presentation on the integration of operational, funding, design and construction for new concession terminals
2004, paper at Passenger Terminal World Expo in Hambourg entitled “Using Terminal Design Parameters Effectively”
2002, article in Passenger Terminal World magazine on Terminal Design and how security risks can be mitigated by a proper understanding of the operational and planning requirements
The role of the Architect in optimising Commercial Revenues at Cranfield University in 2002, 2003 and 2004
Airport planning courses at Loughborough University, papers on “Passenger Terminal, Strategic Planning and Capacity Analysis”