Prior to joining Sense, Richard was Director at Turning Point for ten years. He held a number of director-level positions, across policy, campaigns, business development and led the department that developed the innovative Connected Care model, which involved members of local communities in the design and delivery of health and social care services.
A qualified solicitor, Richard has previously worked for Mencap and NCVO. Richard was a Trustee of Respond for ten years, a Trustee of Whitefield Academy Trust for seven years and is a former board member of the Campaign to End Loneliness. He is currently Vice-Chair of the Disabled Children’s Partnership.