Richard, a Professional Certified Coach, has extensive business and leadership experience, and is often described as practical, proactive, wise, and warm. When clients partner with Richard they have the feeling of being listened to, of considering new options, a sense of being challenged, and being inspired to follow through on their action steps.
He has extensive experience of SMEs and working internationally in over 20 countries including China, Taiwan, India, Middle East, Africa, and throughout Europe. Client companies include Canon, Hewlett Packard, IBM, KPMG, Sony, Wokingham District Council, University of Surrey, and with the churches.
Richard is a licensed facilitator with Corporate Coach U and holds a Bachelors degree in Economics. He is a Master NLP Practitioner and a member of the following organisations: International Coach Federation, Association for Coaching and the International Association of Coaching. Richard qualified as a coach in 2001 to complement his role as an experienced business mentor.
He works mainly with executive, middle management, and team leaders, helping them create and sustain an environment in which they can express themselves, optimise their potential, lead purposeful lives and purposeful organisations.
He is regarded for his breadth and depth of business knowledge, gained in his 30 years as a business improvement specialist. He is also an experienced public speaker, facilitator and trainer.
Apart from the enjoyment gained in his work, Richard is a member of St. Saviour’s Church, Guildford. He has a keen interest in trekking, choral music, travel, sport, reading and socialising.
His book ‘Creating a Purposeful Life’ was published by Infinite Ideas in June 2012.
You can follow Richard on Twitter @purposefullives.