Richard Sargeant joined Boston Consulting Group in November 2021. Working in the public sector, energy, and other industries, he supports clients in the UK and around the world as they renew their organizations to take full advantage of artificial intelligence. He is passionate about the integrated transformation of technology, human systems, and culture necessary to achieve a step change in organizational performance and social impact.

Richard also serves on the board of the UK government’s Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. From 2016-21, Richard was COO of Faculty, an AI technology firm. Before that, he was a founding Director of the UK Government Digital Service, Director of Digital and Data Transformation at the Home Office, and led the Electricity Market Reform program at the Department of Energy & Climate Change. He was also Head of Public Policy at Google.


  • Policy Fellow, University of Cambridge
  • MA, University of Cambridge