Richard Ellis

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Walgreens Boot Alliance, 

Richard has spent the past 25 years working for a range of Companies on all aspects of the CSR agenda.

The early part of his career was spent in Banking before becoming involved in CSR after the Inner City riots of the early 1980s. After this involvement he held CSR related positions at HSBC, TSB, British Aerospace and ran his own CSR consultancy for five years.

In 2003 he joined Boots and became responsible for all the Company’s CSR activities. Following the merger between Boots and Alliance UniChem and the subsequent Private Equity Buy Out he was appointed into his current role.