Having originally been born and having gone to school in the village, Richard and his wife moved back to Bowerland Lane in 2012. In addition to his farming interests, Richard sits on the board of a number of public and private Companies. In 2020 he was elected Chairman and Trustee of the Altar Cottages Charity which looks after the two Alms houses opposite the Church. He is also Chairman of the Crowhurst Relief in Need Charity.
In addition to breeding pedigree Sussex Cattle and pedigree Hampshire Down Sheep, Richard enjoys shooting, fishing and other country pursuits.
Richard is pleased to have been co-opted onto the Council and looks forward to contributing to the future development of our village.