Richard Clive Desmond (born 8 December 1951) is an English publisher. He made his fortune in the pornography industry, and then opted to move into respectable newspapers. He is the current owner of Express Newspapers and founder in 1974 of Northern and Shell.
- Founder, The RD Crusaders
- President, Norwood (since 2006) 
- Honorary Patron, Disablity Foundation  (the other patron is Mehmet Dalman)