An expert in Employee Engagement and Employer Branding, Richard has worked as a Generalist HR professional for over twenty years, working for ten years at Virgin.
He joined Virgin Mobile as a HR Manager pre-launch in September 1999 to establish the HR function. In April 2005 he became Head of the Engagement team and was then promoted in April 2007 to People (HR) Director.
On leaving Virgin Mobile at the end of May 2009 he set up en:Rich a Consultancy helping organisations build a positive, productive, motivated, values based culture. He has worked on a part time basis as Group HR Director for the Forward Internet Group for four years helping them earn recognition as a Sunday Times “Top 100 Best Companies to work for” three years running (2010-2013). Working at Board level and with senior managers he has recently completed Employee Engagement projects for OVO Energy, Active Nation, Factory Media, saintnicks, Gradwell Communications and True Digital.
Over the last few years, he has “presented” at over 20 conferences and delivered a number of Employee Engagement and Employer Branding seminars and workshops in the UK, Europe, Qatar and South Africa.
Richard will be inspiring us with lots of practical thoughts on how best in class companies engage with our internal customers to drive outstanding culture.