Rich takes the lead on facilitating connections between researchers, communities, business and citizens and maximising the impact of Nottingham Civic Exchange's work. He has a passion for working with people in a variety of settings.
Rich has a background in outdoor education and youth work, and prior to working with NTU he was based at the RSA supporting their work across Wales and the Midlands.
Through his role Rich supports research across a broad range of topics and subjects and works with academics and partners to maximise its reach and impact. He holds an MA in Early Modern British History and is always keen to talk about travel writing in Ireland and 18th century popular protest.
Rich is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.