Richard is the founding director of Feria Urbanism. He is an urban designer and urban planner with extensive experience in the preparation of design strategies and development frameworks. He has particular expertise in engaging with local communities to help shape and influence emerging spatial strategies. He has prepared urban framework plans for Liverpool, Hemel Hempstead, Preston, Weymouth and Bexleyheath and created neighbourhood plans for many community groups. He is a visiting tutor on the architecture course at Arts University Bournemouth and a teaching fellow at the University of Southampton.