HEALTH SECTOR ACTIVITIES
Managing Partner 2013 - Present
Primarily healthcare sector advisory and advocacy services on both paid and pro bono basis UK and EU. Portfolio below:
Council Member 2019 – Present, Chair, PPV Group 2017- Present
Member, Oversight Group 2020 – Present
Assess public attitudes on use and dissemination of healthcare data to researchers and scientists in public and private companies
Assessor NIA Innovation Accelerator 2020 – Present
Interviewer NIA Innovation Accelerator 2018 - Present
England's 15 AHSNs relicensed from April 2018 to operate as the key innovation arm of the NHS
EIT Health - European Institute for Innovation and Technology
Expert Evaluator 2020
Appointed Expert Evaluator in summer for Campus Call
Innovative Medicines Initiative
Patient Member, Pool of Experts 2019 - Present
World's biggest public-private partnership in the life sciences
Patient Advisors Network PAN
Patient Partner 2018 - Present
Patient and family advisors helping to improve Canadian healthcare
Member, 2018 - Present
Willingly giving patient data to help others, knowing that effective safeguards to maintain the confidentiality and anonymity of their data are applied consistently, transparently and rigorously.
Participant/Facilitator/Speaker 2017 - 2020
Training: Systems Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Digital Leadership, Capitol People, Artificial Intelligence, Effective Lay Partner
Involvement Leads Network 2017 - 2020
Academic Health Science Network NE + NC London and parts of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex, connect NHS, academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, creating the right conditions to facilitate change to improve outcomes for patients.
Royal College of Physicians
Patient and Carer Network PCN 2017 – 2020
Patient Involvement Unit,
Network of volunteers who support and shape the work of the RCP.
Royal United Services Institute + FRUSI
Trustee and Council Member 2007 – 2010
Also Executive + Finance committees
Consultant + FAC + FRSA + FLS
Independent Policy Advisor 1998 - 2013
European/American security and conservation policy
[Also Partner at DA Ventures]
French Armed Forces (Reserve) + FRGS
Military Liaison Officer 1980 – 1998
Attachments/secondments on five continents
[including period NY Investment Bank]
PhD programme Psychology 1994 - 1998.
"Decision-making under stress in conditions of risk and uncertainty". Thesis not submitted after TBI, also Teaching Assistant/Demonstrator
President: Birkbeck Students Union BCL, Dep-President: University of London Union ULU, Board Member: London Nightline
Diploma (Legal Studies)
First Assas (Paris II) then via correspondence Panthéon (Paris I).
Activities: Scuba-diving club, also paralegal for Ashurst Morris Crisp on IBM's EC Antitrust Case Rebuttal 1981
Dr Simone Botti
CEO at Metabomed Ltd
While working with Richard on a project for the RI, I was exposed to his depth of knowledge and experience in an exceptionally broad range of disciplines, and to his selfless commitment to issues and projects that he championed. Since then I have been looking for other opportunities to work with Richard again.
Dr Marc Fehlmann
Director, Basel Historical Museum
Richard is an extremely astute strategic and financial adviser. He has been highly committed to the arts and their funding. We were most impressed with his ability to draw on his varied connections in multiple networks to consistently achieve excellent results. Richard is a highly cultivated and most charming individual and patron. I recommend him fully - without reservation
John Norton Esq
Lay Partner at North West London Lay Partner Group
Richard who I have now worked with long enough to appreciate his talents brings enormous value to any activity which is fortunate enough to have his input. He is already involved with a considerable number of important health oriented institutions and groups. I know that anybody who is looking for a person dedicated to the interests of the individual patient would be wise to have Richard by their side.
Vice Admiral Sir Jeremy Blackham
Consultant to Airbus Helicopters and Airbus UK
I worked with Richard as a fellow Trustee at the RUSI for several years. I found him to be an excellent colleague, with very good judgement and insight as well as deep knowledge of the financial and governance issues involved in trusteeship. He is very clear and articulate and is prepared to take on difficult issues with both courage and common sense. I enjoyed working with him and respected and trusted him totally.
Programme Manager at National Voices
I worked with Richard while I was leading the Patient and Public Involvement Theme in a National Institute for Health Research funded project. I enjoyed working with him and Richard is a thoughtful and reflective person who brings personal and professional experience and insight to his roles. Richard is confident working with people from different backgrounds and is respectful and curious in his approach. He cares about the quality of healthcare and is interested in scientific developments. I'd be happy to work with him again!
Stephen Kingsley Esq
Partner at Keystone Law
I have known and worked with for some eight years. Richard was a valued member of the Council of the Chelsea Society, where his deep and varied knowledge was greatly appreciated.
Dr Gwynneth Flower
Past: Hon Treasurer, Royal Institution, Chair, National Meteorological Programme
I have known Richard for more than 10 years and have always held him in high regard. He is an astute and very capable business manager with wide ranging contacts and equivalent experience. He works well in every situation in which I have observed and can get on well with all types of people. His commercial experience is extensive and I value his views and contributions to business development.
Dr Martin Cooke
Head of Corporate Engagement at World Animal Protection
I have worked closely with Richard on ZSL Council and in the Finance and General Purposes Committee. Richard is insightful and determined, a source of clear and well reasoned advice.