With governance experience and roles at CEO and GM level, Richard has had significant exposure to all functions and levels of business activity. Spanning a number of industries, Richard has worked with both small and large businesses, as well as start-ups, understanding the many complexities that go into developing and implementing strategies that support and achieve business growth and objectives.
Having managed businesses through a number of successful mergers and acquisitions, Richard knows first-hand the challenges brought on by change. He believes that successful change management comes with empathy, understanding and a true focus on people. Richard is passionate about developing individuals and teams and empowering them to take ownership and lead for success. Richard believes that most organisations have outstanding people and often the key to success is unlocking those skills.
Richard also has extensive governance experience at National body level, supporting the development of cross-party sector initiatives with both local and international reach.
I have previously worked with
- The Warehouse
- Life Pharmacy
- Sainsbury's UK
- House of Travel
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