Richard is Wellington’s non-executive chairman. He has been involved with the firm since its inception, and provides objective, strategic advice to the directors.
A practising Chartered Accountant, he was a partner at a large regional accountancy firm for 15 years before setting up his own firm, which subsequently acquired and merged with Lowestoft practice Barnard Sampson, where he is the firm’s principal.
Richard is a keen sailor, taking to the sea during the summer and the Norfolk Broads during the winter months. He races competitively, including in national events and at Cowes Week.