After graduating from Harper Adams University in 2016, Richard gained a position as a Graduate Surveyor in a local firm, covering both North Lancashire and South Cumbria. In 2017, he successfully achieved membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, at the same time becoming a RICS Registered Valuer, before then joining Ingham & Yorke in the Summer of 2018. He qualified as a Fellow of the Association of Agricultural Valuers in Autumn 2018.
Richard was brought up on a traditional estate in South Lancashire, developing a keen interest in all aspects of rural life and in particular field sports. He principally assists Richard Cornish and Tom Manson with the management of private estates from the Clitheroe office.