Richard is Director of Marylebone Executive Search based in the City of London. His career spans the private, public and charity sectors. Through his work, he has built a diverse network of contacts which form the foundation of his skill in executive search, mentoring and coaching.
Richard’s career began in the charity sector after university, working for Voluntary Service Overseas in Southern Thailand. On his return, he started in education, teaching politics and history in schools and colleges, later becoming Director of Client Services at Woolwich College and helping the College become an associate college of the University of Greenwich. He was a pioneer of PSHE in both schools and colleges. He gained his MA from the University of London, Institute of Education and moved into the charity sector, working for the UK/International HIV/AIDS charity ACET International. He subsequently worked as he continues to do, in executive search.
Richard is a trustee serving on the boards of the New Era Foundation, the Ramphal Institute and the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. He is a Freeman of the City of London, and Master Designate of the Worshipful Company of Educators and was a member of the Lord Mayor’s Charity Committee 2013/14. He was a trustee of the Friends of the Commonwealth Foundation, the Campaign for Learning, the Brook Advisory Service and the MedicAlert Foundation.