Richard Pearson

Richard is an economist and was Director of the Institute of Employment Studies for 12 years working across the private and public sectors.

He has extensive charity expertise. He set up the Lewes Fund to help fund local community groups and has had Chairing and Trustee roles at Care for the Carers, Sussex Oakleaf, Lewes and District Citizens Advice, and the Lewes Community Land Trust, with mentoring roles in the Arts sector.