Richard brings thirty years of media and boardroom experience to his position as an adviser to TBNT.
He spent 20 years on the board of Chrysalis Group plc, the global music, media and entertainment business, and is best known as the founder of its radio business which included the market-leading Heart, Galaxy and LBC brands. He has also served as Chairman of Virgin Radio and Chairman of UTV Media plc.
He has been a long-term supporter of the Prince’s Trust and is Chairman of its commercial and events arm and a member of the Trust’s £40 million One Million Young Lives Campaign board. He is a Governor of Radley College and a Trustee of its Foundation where he led the fundraising for the Radley Armed Forces Fund which was set up, in partnership with Downe House and St Mary’s Calne, to help fund the education of sons and daughters of Service men and women, of all ranks, killed or wounded while serving their country.