Richard spent over 40 years working as an agricultural consultant around the country, and specialised in agri-environment work for the last 20 years before retiring from Natural England in 2012. He has worked with FWAG for over 30 years and has been a Gloucestershire Steering Group member since 1994. Richard lives in Herefordshire and “keeps his feet on the ground” with a small sheep flock, a couple of horses and a small Perry Pear orchard.