Richard joined TCS in April 2000 to rejuvenate the development side of the business and was soon appointed to the Board in 2001. Following a restructuring, he took over responsibility for the group property portfolio becoming Property Director in 2008. Richard is a firm believer in the need to deliver quality and sustainable schemes and an advocate of public/private partnering.
Richard is Chairman of the LionHeart benevolent fund and also a Board member of CityCo, a company that strives to make Manchester city centre a better place to work, visit and live. Richard has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Yorkshire Property Awards due to his work on some of the biggest city schemes in Leeds.
Richard has dedicated a significant amount of his spare time to charity fundraising and has raised extraordinary amounts over the years. He enjoys most sports including skiing, fishing and cycling.