Richard is Deputy General Counsel for Coats plc, a global industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business

Previously Richard was Vice President & Assistant General Counsel at Weight Watchers International Inc, Maidenhead Berkshire.

Before this Richard was GC with ISS, a company he joined from Pinsent Masons, in 2007.

He sits on the Law Society’s International Issues Committee and has advised research units of world leading educational establishments.