Richard is a Principal in the Education Practice, based in London. He works with universities across the sector to appoint Chairs, Board Members, Vice-Chancellors, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, and Directors of Professional Services. Richard’s particular interest lies in the international and industry-facing elements of UK Higher Education.
Richard also has significant experience of leading assignments within Commercial Education. This broad sector covers a range of clients, from private universities and pathway providers to edtech and spin-out companies.
Before joining Odgers Berndtson, Richard spent five years with a national executive search firm, where he specialised in the central government sector. Earlier in his career he ran a business in Munich.
Richard holds an MA in Modern Languages from Magdalen College, Oxford.