Richard Arbuthnot oversees all aspects of activating and managing the NASA Shared Services Center, including defining the organizational structure and staffing the nearly 500-person organization. His duties include ensuring all facility, IT and business systems, including chargeback mechanisms, are in place to operate the organization. Mr. Arbuthnot has been recognized for his executive leadership and expertise in organizational structure and design, and is credited with introducing a number of significant initiatives across NASA. Prior to his current role, Mr. Arbuthnot served in various capacities at NASA, including Director of Human Resources at Stennis Space Center and Director of Administration at Kennedy Space Center. Mr. Arbuthnot is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Master’s degree in Public Administration and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Wayne State College.