Appointed to the Board: November 2017
Relevant experience and contribution
Prior to joining the Board, Richard was a senior executive of Land Securities Group PLC from 1995 and joined the main board in 2005 as managing director of the retail portfolio until 2014.
Previously, non-executive director, senior independent director and chairman of remuneration committee and safety, health and environmental committee of Barratt Developments PLC, and non-executive director of Unite Group plc from 2018-2021.
Richard is a chartered surveyor and provides a broad range of real estate knowledge and experience at board level.
Richard was appointed Senior Independent Director and designated non-executive director for employee engagement in February 2019.
Current external appointments
Chairman of Redrow plc.