Richard’s association with tourism in Chichester District stretches back to 2002. Prior to that a spell as a Tourism Data Management consultant with Experian followed 25 years with Southern Tourist Board as Marketing Director. Richard was appointed Tourism Manager with the District Council until 2010 when Richard retained his Company Secretary role with Visit Chichester which began in 2004. Richard is married to Sue, has two children and three grandsons. Richard and Sue celebrate their Ruby Wedding Anniversary in 2021.