Richard is currently an Inquiry Chair and Panel Member at the Competition and Markets Authority, where he reviews mergers and other competition matters across a wide range of markets. He is also a Senior Adviser at the Centre on Regulation in Europe.
Between 2001 and 2013, Richard was the Policy Director at Vodafone plc, responsible for managing Vodafone’s engagement with regulators and competition authorities around the world. Prior to that, he had similar responsibilities for regulation and strategy at other telecoms companies in the UK and internationally.
In recent years, Richard has been a Senior Adviser to the Payment Systems Regulator, a member of the advisory boards of Gigaclear plc and Jersey Telecom, an adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on Europe and lectured at Judge Business School, UCL and Kings College. He advises businesses and has served as an expert witness in the United States, Canada, Australia, South Africa and Europe.