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Beech Housing Association


Richard is currently a member of the Group's Housing West Board and the Risk and Audit Committee.  Richard previously served as the chair of Beech Housing Association Limited.


Richard is currently the Financial Controller for Arts Council England whose annual budget is over £600m. The Arts Council provides development support and funding to the arts sector and museums across England. 

Key responsibilities include financial planning, value for money and oversight of the finance and property teams. He also acts as the lead on internal audit and compliance. As a qualified accountant, he has previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and as a Management Consultant with IBM and Capgemini. He brings a wide experience of finance and delivering change in a range of organisations in the public and private sectors. Richard has previous experience of serving on the board of a housing association as Chair of the Resources committee.

Richard enjoys cycling in his spare time.

Board Attendance

Richard has recently attended the following board meetings:

12/03/18 - Board meeting - attended

27/11/17 - Board meeting - attended

18/09/17 - Board meeting - attended

24/06/17 - Board Strategy Event - attended

12/06/17 - Board meeting - attended

06/03/17 - Board meeting - attended

28/11/16 - Board meeting - attended

19/09/16 - Board meeting - attended

25/06/16 - Board Strategy Event - attended

23/05/16 - Board meeting - attended

29/02/16 - Board meeting - attended

08/12/15 - Board Strategy Event - missed

30/11/15 - Board meeting - attended

16/11/15 - Performance, Scrutiny & Audit Committee meeting - attended