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Job title: Associate Director
Richard joined Niche two years ago and has undertaken a number of important local and national strategic reviews and evaluations for Niche. He has Board level experience for over 20 years with charities, government bodies and in the NHS. Using his ability to analyse complex situations and create innovative solutions, he has led, and delivered, large scale strategic developments at national, regional and local levels. Richard is a relationship builder with people who use services, carers, professionals and leaders.
RMN, BSc, MSc, PhD
Richard is a well-known figure in the development of mental health services, having authored many key reports. He was a regional director for the National Institute for Mental Health in England, senior policy adviser at the Department of Health and director of research for a national charity. More recently, Richard has worked as Executive Director for Strategic Development within a mental health Trust. He has also been a Trustee for the Alzheimer’s Society from 2012 to 2017.