Richard has served in a number of voluntary roles since retiring as Director of Finance and Estates at the University of London in 2012. This includes:
- Trustee and Treasurer of Amnesty International UK.
- Governor of Worcester College of Technology.
- Member of the finance committee of Mencap.
Richard is currently a Non-Executive Director of Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. He is Trustee and Treasurer of Aspire Living (a charity providing services to people in Herefordshire with learning disabilities). He’s also a member of the audit committee of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Richard was a director of finance in higher education for 13 years before retiring. Before that he worked in the financial services sector in the City of London for more than 20 years.