Executive Director - Business Support
Richard is Executive Director for Business Support at BHA, joining the organisation in August 2023. He has overall responsibility for the delivery of accountancy and finance services within BHA and to our group entities.
Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), being admitted to membership in 2004. He started his accountancy career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he progressed to audit manager, working across a range of public sector, corporate and not-for-profit clients, including housing associations.
Richard has held senior finance roles across all sectors including private sector companies such as Sage Plc and Mayborn Group, public sector, in Nexus and in the housing sector with Isos Housing (now Karbon) in the north-east of England. He is passionate about making a difference within the housing sector.
In his spare time, Richard is a keen outdoor enthusiast, enjoying walking and hiking along the Northumberland coast and the Lake District, as well as mountain biking in the Scottish Borders.