Richard is a healthcare professional with over 25 years of experience working in the NHS specialising in Urgent and Emergency care. His grass roots are as a clinician, a Paramedic with the Ambulance Service, before moving into NHS commissioning and contracting, as Associate Director for Urgent and Emergency care.

He is currently a Director of a small Care Home Group. He has a strong interest in the provision of meaningful engagement and activity and is keen to bring his expertise and experience to help and support the growth and development of Alive.