Richard was appointed as a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee from 1 April 2016.
He is a Chartered Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has extensive business and commercial expertise.
Richard has been Chief Financial Officer at London South Bank University since 2002 and has combined this with a wide range of non-executive roles in higher education including Governor of the University of Wales, Newport and more recently the University of South Wales. Before joining London South Bank, Richard specialised in audit and risk consulting services with Deloitte.
Non - Executive Director
Doreen McCollin is a retired adult and mental health nurse, who now devotes much of her time to charity and voluntery work.
Doreen was Director of Nursing at Partnerships in Care and CEO / COO at Vista Healthcare. She has served as Committee Member of the RCN Forensic Nursing Forum, Committee Member of the Royal College of Psychiatry Quality Network, a member of the educational board for the British Journal of Forensic Practice, and as a member of the educational board for the British Journal of Wellbeing.
Doreen’s experience lies predominantly within the forensic mental health setting where she worked for more than 20 years. Doreen has experience at management/senior management level both in the independent sector and the NHS with more than 25 years working within the public sector. She has been involved in commissioning of low secure and step down facilities to compliment medium secure provision for women, creating a clear care pathway. Doreen is a trustee on a local south London foodbank. Personal and professional interests: Fellow of the Institute of Health Service Managers, Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Managers
Qualifications. MA in Health Studies, Diploma in Management, Diploma in Management Studies, Diploma in Social Research Methodology, Registered Mental Nurse, Registered General Nurse.