Richard Jotcham is Director and a founder of Axess Technologies Ltd.
Richard has over 20 years experience in the sourcing, management and development of security technologies and their implementation, ranging from banknotes to ID technologies to product identification and product piracy protection. His particular area of expertise lies in the development of anti-counterfeiting strategies and systems. He also has specialist knowledge in the development of secure substrates, as well as tagging and tracking systems.
As an acknowledged industry expert, Richard has managed projects for a number of global organisations, providing assistance in product and packaging development, as well as in the identification, sourcing and application of relevant security technologies. He is retained by a number of organisations to provide on-going technology reviews and assistance in various development projects and is also an accredited monitor for government and EU projects. Richard has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry. He is also a Chartered Chemist (C.Chem), a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and an Associate of the Institute of Packaging (A.Inst.Pkg). In 2000 he won the First Prize for Innovation (Royal Society of Chemistry). Richard is the author of numerous patent applications related to document security.
His expertise is regularly called upon for contributions to security industry related books, international security magazines and as a speaker at security industry conferences.