Richard Mills is the Vice President of Marine Robotics Sales at Kongsberg Maritime. He is responsible for the HUGIN family of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), the Sounder Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV) and the K-MATE USV control engine. Richard joined Kongsberg in 2012 from International Submarine Engineering Ltd. In Canada, where he held a similar position. Prior to entering the marine robotics industry he was a military helicopter pilot and instructor. Richard has a passion for the adoption of autonomous technologies in the ocean sector, specifically focused on increasing trust in uncrewed systems and their capabilities.