Richard is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the development of the WBA’s benchmarks. He believes that high-quality, targeted benchmarks can drive innovation, shed light on best practice and accelerate progress on the SDGs. From designing methodologies to ensuring rigorous data collection, Richard works across the WBA’s teams and Allies to share innovations, build capabilities and ensure continuous improvement. Prior to joining the WBA, he worked as an adviser to companies on responsible and sustainable business strategies. He is a published author and has an MA from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Imperial College, London.