Richard Evans began in the charity sector after University, working for Voluntary Service Overseas in Southern Thailand. On his return, he started in education, teaching politics and history in schools and colleges, later becoming Director of Client Services at Woolwich College and helping the College become an associate college of the University of Greenwich.
He was a pioneer of PSHE – Personal, Social & Health Education – in both schools and colleges. He gained his MA (Political Education) from the University of London, Institute of Education. After several years in senior executive management in education, Richard moved into the charity sector, working as Deputy to the CEO & Development Director for the UK & International HIV/AIDS charity ACET International. He subsequently moved in to Executive Search. Richard is co-founder of Marylebone Executive Search, based in the City of London.
Richard has extensive company board experience. He is also a Trustee serving on the boards of the New Era Foundation, the Ramphal Institute and the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the English-Speaking Union and the Institute of Directors. He is a Freeman of the City of London and was a member of the Lord Mayor’s Charity Committee 2013/14. He has previously been a Governor of several schools, a Churchwarden and a Parliamentary Candidate in two General Elections.
He lives in Dulwich with his wife Sarah Jane who is a Master of Wine. They have two grown-up daughters