Dr Richard Eden is the Executive General Manager for Education and Smart City Enterprises in the Springfield City Group. Richard’s career history includes over 30 years of experience in strategic planning, business development and reform, project and program management; systems engineering and strategy development. He has a valued reputation for thought leadership and execution in automation and transformation delivery in the public sector.

Dr Eden has extensive experience leading partnerships, where he has particular expertise in investment and scalable projects that connect services to new digital realities and innovation, to create jobs and vibrant economies.

In 2014, Richard was awarded the Public Service Medal (PSM) for Outstanding Services to Education, Training and Employment in recognition for transforming education provision.