Richard is our SME representative and Chair's our Business Board.
FROM his North Yorkshire base, over the last 20 years Richard’s work has taken him to most corners of the globe.
An engineer and professional business manager also experienced in sales, Richard is now Managing Director of Ellis Patents Ltd – a classic small-medium sized enterprise and major UK manufacturer of cable cleats in Rillington, Malton. The company has 60 employees and sales of around £7million –over 50 per cent of which are exports.
As chairman of the Derwent Training Association in Malton, Richard has a keen interest in skills, and he is also vice chair of the York Minster Fund.
In his spare time, Richard is a keen biker and budding yachtsman.
Board Member's individual registers of interest can be found here: https://www.businessinspiredgrowth.com/publications/board/board-terms-of-references/