Richard Ashton

Richard Ashton was Director and Executive Vice President at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, 2004-2013. Richard’s talent for fund-raising is very evident in his achievements during his tenure at Duxford turning the airfield into an attraction visited by over 4 million people wining gold at the Enjoy England Tourism awards and voted by CNN as the second best aviation venue in the world.  The Airspace project was voted winner in the National Lottery Awards as the Best Education Project.   He achieved similar success with the American Air Museum.

His interests are flying in unique aircraft and improving local communities

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