Richard currently works within UKGI’s new joint unit with the Ministry of Defence, which provides corporate finance and governance advice on a range of issues facing the MOD. Until recently, Richard led the Post Office Shareholder team and was a NED on the Post Office Board for four years. Previously, Richard also led UKGI’s team overseeing Government’s shareholding in the Green Investment Bank and led the establishment of one of the UK’s largest employee shares schemes during the privatisation of Royal Mail.
Richard joined UKGI from Deloitte, where he advised on public-private finance deals. He is a Chartered Accountant by background.