A law graduate, Richard trained in a non-specialist firm in Ashford gaining a wide experience of a variety of commercial businesses and not for profit organisations before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. In 2008 he became a Fellow of the ICAEW.
In keeping with his family farming background he has a “hands on” practical approach to work. Within Chavereys he has, in particular, been engaged in dissolving and simplifying redundant mutual companies and groups, the restructuring and sale of businesses and providing accounting, audit and taxation services to rural businesses and rurally focused charities.
Richard is married with three children.