Richard joined the board of QSA in 2021.
As a management accountant by profession, Richard has both worked for and been treasurer of several Bristol charities since leaving industry in 2001.
Most recently he has been a volunteer and trustee with the Julian Trust, an emergency night shelter for homeless people. He has been involved with them since 2004 and represented them on Bristol’s Shelter Programme Steering Group and Bristol Homeless Forum which he helps to run.
He has been actively engaged with conflict resolution and has provided short training courses to shelters on dealing with challenging behaviour.