Planet Beyond Podcast

Jeff Richardson on the UK's HM Coastguard

Jeff Richardson coastguard


18 Jan 2024

Jeff Richardson is an experienced Remote Operations Centre Manager however, we spoke to him for this episode not about his job but what it is he does in his spare time: he is a dedicated volunteering Coastguard rescue officer. He shares with us his experiences, and explains what drives him to take on two demanding roles, where he has to perform at his highest level.

Jeff takes us through the challenges and high-pressure situations faced by him and his team in the Coastguard. From the coordinated response to the day-to-day intricacies of search and rescue operations, Jeff paints a vivid picture of the critical role played by the Coastguard in safeguarding communities.


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