Richard became a Pestalozzi Trustee in January 2011, having retired after a career spanning more than 20 years with BICC plc (now Balfour Beatty) where he held various senior Internal Audit and IT Systems Development roles within Head Office and their international operations. Prior to this he had Financial Controllership roles and Management Consultancy experience within Accenture. After being a Trustee for five years, Richard is now serving as a council member.
Since retirement, Richard has been Director of an International Development NGO, which has taken him to various African countries, and a Director and Trustee of a major Housing Association. He has also been intimately involved with a number of other local charities.
Richard and his wife live near the Pestalozzi Village and they have been a Host Family for Pestalozzi students since 2007.
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