Richard is a pastor at Gateway Church where he leads their Alder Road congregation and heads up social action for the church. He is passionate to see the instructions in Isaiah 1:17 put into action – communities of people that learn and love to do good, and that correct oppression and seek justice!

Prior to full time ministry, Richard’s background was in business management and consultancy, having worked in the banking and telecoms industries in the UK, South Africa and the USA.

Hailing from South Africa originally, married to Victoria, a childrens nurse, and with two pre-teen daughters, Richard is also passionate about Springbok rugby, BBQing, DIY and is becoming an expert in having a positive opinion about nail polish colours…