Richard was appointed as chairman of the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust "in July 2010 having previously served as a non-executive director from November 2008. He was reappointed for a further three year term commencing July 2013. Richard is a qualified solicitor and has worked in the City of London for more than 30 years. He is a vice-chairman of Rothschild where he has worked since 2006. Between 2003 and 2005, he was director general of the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, regulating the conduct of takeovers of public companies in the UK." 
Resources and articles
- University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Board, organizational web page, accessed May 11, 2014.