Richard joined Irwin Mitchell as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2019. He is an accountant with 25 years’ post qualification experience.
He has extensive experience working in large corporate and listed businesses, as well as regulated industries, having previously been Group Financial Controller at the energy business Drax Group Plc for almost five years. He was responsible for the group’s financial processes and controls, planning and forecasting, internal and external reporting, procurement and pensions.
Prior to Drax, Richard was Group Finance Director and Interim Chief Executive Officer at Augean Plc, Head of Finance at Kelda Group Ltd and a Finance Director at Nestle SA.
He originally studied Geography at the University of Durham before joining the graduate scheme at PowerGen Plc and training as a management accountant.