Richard Haywood is an alumnus of Birmingham graduating in law in 1977. A partner in RPC, the City law firm, Richard has acted for corporates for over thirty years in a variety of commercial transactions with a particular focus on M & A and Joint Ventures. He has a strong interest in education.
Richard has been a supporter of NSPCC for 20 years, most recently as a member of its corporate development board. He served for four years as a non-executive director of Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Richard has been a lay member of the Council since 2012 and is also a member of the Audit committee.