Chairman of the Board of Trustees
One of the founders of Pilgrims Hospices and instrumental in the purchasing of the first Pilgrims Hospice shops, Richard has been an advisor and a passionate ambassador for our charity since the 1980s.
Richard trained as a Chartered Accountant with Reeves & Neylan (now Kreston Reeves) in Canterbury. He was a partner there for 19 years, then went on to become a founding partner in the firm of Chavereys, where he stayed for 16 years. Richard remains a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is currently involved with their Charity Special Interest Group. He has also acted as an auditor and independent examiner for a number of local charities.