Richard Parris

Richard Parris
Richard Parris
Chairman & Chief Executive, Intercede Group plc

Richard Parris is an Anglo-American technology entrepreneur with extensive experience in the cyber security and identity management industry. He founded Intercede in 1992 and has led the Group through all stages of its growth, including an IPO in 2001. Richard regularly engages with governments, systems integrators, cloud service providers and major corporations to promote the importance of identity assurance as the cornerstone of cyber security, physical access control and the digital delivery of public services. He is a Chartered Engineer and has an MBA from the University of Warwick Business School. Richard is a member of Catalyst UK, a global network of business leaders, influencers and academics that have agreed to help UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and other parts of the British government to promote UK excellence internationally. He is also a member of the UK government’s Cyber Growth Partnership.