Richard Haycock
“We understand the importance of our customers’ missions and are passionate about defending democracy and protecting citizens.”
Richard runs the UK National Security Client Group within BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, having previously run this client group for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. His team supports national security customers with a range of secure software engineering and digital and data solutions, to help protect citizens from harm and increase operational efficiency, effectiveness and responsiveness.

Prior to this, Richard ran the Applied Intelligence UK Public Sector business for five years, including looking after relationships and work with the FCO, HMRC and the Home Office. He has also held a number of major account, consultancy and delivery roles across the business with a focus on fraud detection, risk management and anti-crime solutions.

Before joining BAE Systems, Richard spent a number of years working in the London insurance market and a year travelling to various counties around the world. He has now been at BAE Systems for 20 years and is married with two teenage children. Outside of work he can often be found in the garden or running the trails in the Weald near where he lives in Kent.