Leader of the Council & Councillor, Tollington
Richard has represented Tollington Ward since 2006. He served as Executive Member for Children and Families from May 2010 and Executive Member for Finance and Performance from May 2013 before becoming Council Leader in October 2013. Richard is Chair of the Local Government Association’s Resources Board, representing the interests of local authorities at a national level. Before becoming a full-time member of the Council Executive, Richard ran the Children’s Food Campaign, a national campaign to improve children’s diets. Richard and his wife have two children.