Senior Independent Director
Richard joined the Board in November 2017 as a Senior Independent Director. Richard has considerable global animal health experience having built Genus plc from a small company privatised by the government, into a world leading animal genetics company. More recently, Richard was a non-executive director of Avon Rubber plc and was also chairman of Ocean Harvest Technology Inc., a small manufacturer of therapeutic animal feeds using seaweeds.
Richard has previously held the position of Chairman at Atlantic Pharmaceuticals plc, Innovis (a sheep genetics company) and Silent Herdsman Limited (Farming Technology).