Richard provides analysis, political advocacy and policy representation to senior levels of UK Government, EU Parliament and other influencers on the critical business and trade issues related to the UK’s discussions to leave the EU and the impact across Member firms in the UK’s manufacturing sector.
Prior to this, Richard has held senior corporate communications and public affairs leadership roles with expertise in creating and developing effective departments and inspiring high performance teams. His experience is across multiple and challenging diverse business sectors, including telecommunications, retail and payment systems. He has worked on successful advocacy campaigns in international markets, including in sub-Saharan Africa, and builds productive and engaging stakeholder relationships including providing counsel to senior executives. Richard holds graduate and post-graduate qualifications in business and management, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and Chartered Management Institute.