Richard Courteney-Harris

Richard Courteney-Harris hails from a military family, attending boarding school in Kent 1966-1971 and Stonyhurst College in Lancashire 1971-1976. Richard then went up to University College, London in 1976 and graduated with an honours degree in Archaeology in 1979. After training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, was commissioned into the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment in February 1980. Having served in various theatres at home and abroad until 2017, he then retired from the Army. Richard completed an in-service MBA at the Cranfield School of Management in 1992 and a Marketing Diploma at the Institute of Marketing in 1993, he was invested as a Military Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2004, for military service.

On retirement from the Army Richard was employed as a consultant for his son’s business. A lifelong, if peripheral fan of all things steam, the opportunity to contribute to the work of the Trust was extraordinarily good fortune and one in which he is very honoured to be involved. Richard is married to Karen and he has two children, Catherine and Edward.

Richard has taken on the role of leading the P2 Project,