Richard has thirteen years’ experience as a guitar teacher and gigging musician in both original and function bands. He spent several years working in the financial services industry where he trained, coached and managed teams in credit risk operations.
Richard joined BIMM as a tutor in 2011, bringing his experience of team management and professional skills development to the Personal and Business Development module on the BA (Hons) course, and has since taught on several modules across the BA programmes. Richard is the module leader for the BA (Hons) Professional Project unit – where students are challenged to execute real-world projects to explore professional standards in the music industry. He’s also part of the BIMM Postgraduate Teacher Training course, where he helps teachers to research and develop creative approaches to teaching in Further and Higher Education.