Richard is Head of Residential at Lendlease, where he oversees a portfolio of projects in the North of England, centred in Manchester and York, as well as across an number of major projects in London. Under Richard’s leadership the business has secured a forward pipeline of over 5000 apartments with annual completions on average over 750 apartments.
One of Richard’s prized projects, Potato Wharf in Manchester, forms a key part of the portfolio. The final phase of this residential development of 191 homes is at the heart of Castlefield, in central Manchester, and has responded to market demand by offering a rare open market sale opportunity amid a competitive build to rent environment.
Joining Lendlease in 2010 his experience includes serving as Delivery Director of the design and build contracts at the London Olympics Athletes’ Village where his team were responsible for the delivery of circa £400 million of residential, education and health care sector projects across the London 2012 programme.