Leading for Resilience | Episode 2: Richard Nugee CB CVO CBE on breaking rules and following orders



Published: June 2023

This week, the podcast welcomes Lieutenant General (Retd) Richard Nugee CB CVO CBE, to explore what the private sector can learn from the armed forces about resilient leadership and empowerment.

General Richard Nugee was commissioned into the British Army in 1986 and has completed operational tours of Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Cyprus and Afghanistan. As his final role in the Army, he wrote a Review of Defence’s approach to Climate Change and Sustainability. He has since earned international recognition for bringing the implications of Climate Change and Sustainability to the Defence and National Security sectors. He is now the Non-Executive Director for Climate Change and Net Zero for the Ministry of Defence and is Patron, Chair or Trustee of a number of organisations, including advisory roles with a number of renewable energy and environmental sustainability start-ups.