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Richard Eadie

Richard Eadie

Head of Corporate Strategy, Sustainability & Group Transformation
Severn Trent

Chair, West Midlands Leadership Board

Richard Eadie was appointed Head of Investor Relations at Severn Trent in 2018. Since 2020, his role expanded to include Head of Sustainability, ensuring Severn Trent’s environmental, social and corporate governance agenda continues to develop in line with its ambitions.

Prior to this he spent four years in divisional finance director roles at Severn Trent, taking responsibility for its operational business, where he successfully oversaw the transition from AMP 5 into AMP 6. Latterly he has been responsible for the business services division, where he led the disposal of the overseas interests in both the US and Italy as well as setting up the property development division.

Prior to joining Severn Trent in 2014, Richard held various senior finance positions across a number industries including media with Paramount Pictures, fast-moving consumer goods with Danone, and tech with Apple.

Rich is a qualified accountant with experience of working in large and complex organisations with UK, Europe and US experience.