Richard specialises in brand strategy, PR and marketing in life science and healthcare. Prior to co-founding Sciad Communications, Richard was co-Chair of Burson-Marsteller’s health practice across EMEA. Before that he was Managing Director of Healthcare PR at Bell-Pottinger for five years. He joined Bell-Pottinger in 2005 after selling the agency that he had led for sixteen years to Chime Communications plc. Richard has advised on communications programmes for many clients including Genzyme, Roche, Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Nikon, Agilent Technologies and UCB Pharma, in the UK, across Europe and the U.S.