Richard is the Executive Director of Finance & Resources and is responsible for all finance, human resources, administrative, and company secretarial functions for Together for Short Lives.
He is a qualified chartered accountant specialising in the charity sector. His previous roles include Finance Director at Tree Aid, a charity focusing on sustainable development in the Sahel region of Africa; and Business Manager for the National Autistic Society, responsible for the financial planning and management of its 23 schools and residential homes. He also spent five years in the charity unit at Binder Hamlyn (part of Arthur Andersen worldwide) where he provided audit and other financial services to various charities.
Richard is also the treasurer and a trustee for the International Children’s Palliative Care Network, the charity working internationally to achieve the best quality of life and care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.