Richard is the Deputy Section 151 Officer at Leeds City Council. Richard joined Leeds City Council in 1991 after previously working at Somerset County Council where he qualified as an accountant with CIPFA.
During his time at Leeds City Council he has worked in a number of different roles which means he has experienced most aspects of providing a finance function in a large Local Authority . He has been Deputy Section 151 Officer at Leeds since 2020.
Richard keeps active through playing 5 a side football and golf. He has also a season ticket holder at Leeds United.