Richard Evans’ career spans the private, public and charity sectors, holding senior executive positions.
Richard is a Director of a leading City headhunting consultancy, Marylebone Executive Search, focusing on the corporate, education and charity sectors. He serves on the boards of the Ramphal Institute, Campaign for Learning and Council for Education in the Commonwealth where he is a lifetime member. He is a member of the English Speaking Union, Irish Literary Society, Institute of Directors, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Educators.
Richard’s career began in the charity sector after university, with Voluntary Service Overseas in Southern Thailand. On his return he taught politics and history. Actively interested in politics overseas, he was an observer in the transition to Spanish democracy and a journalist reporting on US presidential politics. He was a parliamentary candidate in two UK General Elections. After several years in senior management in education, Richard became Development Director for the HIV/AIDS charity ACET International.
Richard is regularly invited to speak and write on the relationship between business, politics and charity, the different approaches to corporate governance and the changing nature of philanthropy.