Richard Moriarty
Richard Moriarty
Chief Executive
Civil Aviation Authority

Richard Moriarty joined the Civil Aviation Authority, the UK’s independent aviation and space regulator, responsible for the safety, security and consumer interests of those who fly, and those affected on the ground below, in January 2016 as Group Director of Consumers and Markets and Deputy Chief Executive, before taking over the role of Chief Executive in May 2018.

Prior to the CAA, Richard was the CEO of the Legal Services Board, which oversees the regulation of the legal profession in England and Wales. Richard has also held senior public and private sector roles in several regulated sectors including water, energy, aviation, postal communications, and social housing.

Richard was a non-executive Board Member and Deputy Chair of the Social Housing Regulator between 2012-2019. He is currently the Senior Independent Director (non-executive) of Estuary Housing Association.