All of our writing and communication work is overseen by Richard. He has been involved in public policy and public services reform as a journalist, civil servant and consultant for over 20 years. He is a columnist for the Guardian Local Leaders and Healthcare Networks, contributes to the British Medical Journal and works with a range of organisations across local government and health. He is also a visiting lecturer in journalism at City University, London.
Richard is a former editor of both Local Government Chronicle and Health Service Journal, and was head of communications at Ofsted. He and his teams have won several awards.
He is a trustee of the whistleblowing charity Public Concern at Work. Richard’s passions are photography, independent travel and political history.