Richard grew up in London and then Birmingham, and studied engineering at university. He served as Youth & Children’s Worker for a Birmingham parish church before training for ordination at Ridley Hall and then enjoyed five years serving in a Chelmsford Diocese parish in east London. Richard became Vicar of All Souls near Twickenham in 2005 and was part of the Kensington ADO team before becoming Area Dean for Hounslow. He became Archdeacon of Middlesex in March 2020. Richard is married to Catherine and they have two older teenage children and a well-loved dog “Rolo”. Richard is a bit of a computer geek, loves photography and aspires to running.