Richard spent more than 30 years with Unilever, living and working in a number of countries around the world, finally being Chairman of Unilever UK until his retirement in mid 2004.
He now has a portfolio of activities which include the following
Chairman, First Milk
Advisory Chairman, Outsource Partners International
Non-executive Director, Rank Group Plc
Adviser to the Board of Calor, UK
Member Standing Advisory Group Financial
Reporting Review Board
Chairman, Council for Industry and Higher Education
Fellow, Green Templeton College, Oxford
Chairman, CARE International UK
Board Member, British Youth Opera
Council Member, Royal Society of Arts
Richard is married to Annie who is a teacher and Magistrate. Their daughter Rebecca is a doctor.