Richard Airey

IT & Digital Programme Manager.


Photograph of Richard Airey - IT & Digital Programme Manager

I’m super excited to be a part of the NICA team and to help drive forward both the VOICE & the Ageing Intelligence platforms. The work that NICA does is not only incredibly important but it’s also truly rewarding for those involved. The team exudes energy, positivity, and creativity and I’m delighted to be involved in projects that make a real difference to the lives we all lead.”


Richard is the IT & Digital Programme Manager at NICA. He is responsible for orchestrating the design, build and maintenance of many of the systems that underpin NICA’s offering.

An established and experienced full-stack developer, Richard has been involved in web application development for over 20 years and has worked on a range of national and global projects.

Prior to joining NICA in August 2021, Richard was Tech Team Lead at a North East FinTech company where he spearheaded the development of innovative solutions for some of the UK’s best known brands including John Lewis, Barclays, and the BBC. Richard also co-owned and directed a North East digital agency that provided a range of web and digital services to business throughout the UK.



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