Richard was appointed Chief Executive of Kelda Group and Yorkshire Water Services Ltd in April 2010. Prior to that he was the Chief Operating Officer of Yorkshire Water (2008-2010) and Director of the Company’s Water Business Unit (2003-2008). He is Chairman of Kelda Water Services, Keyland Developments, a trustee of the international charity WaterAid, a Board member of the water industry trade body Water UK and Chairman of the Business in the Community Yorkshire & the Humber Advisory Board.
Richard's career has had a heavy emphasis on leading change and improving business performance. More recently he has focussed on preparing the Kelda Group for the changes being brought about by legislative and regulatory reform.