Richard lives locally in Mereworth and he has two children. He and his wife are foster parents to a five year old little boy from Latvia, who has only been in this country since January this year. Richard has worked as a senior Youth Worker for London Borough for Greenwich for twenty years working with targeted high risk young people. His career involves working with 11-18 year olds for Valley Park secondary school as Health and Welfare Support Manager providng emotional well-being to students who require additional support.
Most of his work is targeted work around supporting young people to stay in education, anger management, family mediation, relationships, drugs and sexual health awareness. He has a great understanding of the age group of pupils at Hadlow Rural Community School.