Richard has attended STBC since his family moved to Exeter from Surrey when he was three. Growing up in the church he attended the Boys Brigade and various youth groups, coming to faith in Christ through what he was taught and saw in the leaders of these groups. He is married to Hollie, who also grew up in the church. They enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities including walking, cycling, football and gardening. Richard is involved in several activities within the church including leading the worship group.
He works in the Cytopathology Dept at the RD & E Hospital as a Senior Biomedical Scientist.