Richard joined Acre in October 2011 as a Non-Exec Director, prior to becoming the Chief Executive in April 2012. He works very closely with Acre's founder, Andy Cartland, ensuring that Acre's growth is maximised as the business takes full advantage of the rapid development in purpose-led leadership around the globe. Richard has helped the expansion of the business through innovative client services and opening new offices in New York, Amsterdam and Singapore.
Richard has a proven track record of building businesses and establishing brand positions, driven by quality and differentiation. Between 1994 and 2009, he built MWA to 225 people / £50m turnover and then sold it to Randstad, the world's 2nd largest staffing organisation.