Richard has over 35 years experience in the finance sector and 24 years working in Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Resilience roles.
He has just retired from full time employment with Santander UK where he had responsibility for designing, implementing, measuring and exercising the Bank’s Resilience and Crisis Management strategies and frameworks. During this time he was also responsible for liaison with the UK financial authorities in respect of resilience exercising and benchmarking, and has participated in the planning and delivery of a number of finance sector exercises.
He has been a representative of the Retail Banks Business Continuity Group and is currently Chair of The Business Continuance Group, which provides a forum for promoting the sharing of information, experiences and solutions in the area of business continuance. The Group particularly emphasises being “run for end users, by end users”.