Richard is a Newcastle-born, London-based freelance theatre director, educator, facilitator, mentor and coach. Common to all his work is a deep interest in human psychology. He is passionate about creating spaces in which people can explore, discover and flourish, whether that be a rehearsal room, learning environment or coaching process. Richard is a Fellow and Associate Facilitator of Clore Leadership; an RD1st accredited coach; an Associate Artist of Wilton’s Music Hall in East London; a Trustee of Brixton House in South London; and a Listening Volunteer at Samaritans. Richard has a special interest in mentoring young and emerging theatre-makers.