He has spent his career in the construction industry, over the last twelve years on the client side at housing associations. Recent interim positions include Director of Development, Head of Construction, Project Manager, Construction Manager and similar. These roles have been undertaken across the South, London and East Midlands, ranging from new build to refurbishment, construction claims and fire damage rebuilds.
His own business interests include being a partner in a leading structural engineering consultancy (DDA Engineers Ltd) in London, and building specialist, RJ Barwick Ltd in Kent and London. Richard has a number of masters degrees, as well as more recently qualifying as a Retrofit Coordinator. He is a member of the AECB, an AECB Carbonlite Graduate, a founder member of the Retrofit Academy Centre of Excellence, and sits on the Business Development Board of the Watford Community Housing Association.