Richard joined RTÉ in January 2020. He has been appointed a director of RTÉ Commercial Enterprises DAC and of RTÉ Transmission Network DAC.
Prior to joining RTÉ, Richard spent 13 years in the retail sector where, in addition to gaining wide financial and operational experience, he lead a number of major turnaround and transformation programmes. Most recently he served as Director of Finance at Dunnes Stores where he played a key role in strategy development and systems modernisation. Prior to that he was Finance Director at
Superquinn where he lead the integration into Musgrave Group.
Richard has held a number of other senior financial roles, both in Ireland and abroad, with organisations such as Dell Computer Corporation and the Dublin Airport Authority. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and trained as a chartered accountant with KPMG