Prior to The Tank Museum, Richard worked in the shipping and logistics industry for eleven years. His roles included marketing, operational management and e-commerce – in London, New York and Hong Kong.
Since joining The Tank Museum in 2006, he has led the organisation through £25million of capital development, nearly doubling visitor numbers and creating a vibrant digital offer, including a burgeoning e-commerce business.
Richard is the chair of Dorset Tourism Association and a member of the Kimmeridge Trust. He was a Board Member of Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership for six years.
In 2018, he was appointed OBE for services to military heritage.