Richard Beaven is COO of the Brightside Group. He joined the company in April 2019.
Richard is a highly experienced executive with a successful track record in a number of blue chip companies. He was most recently the Distribution Director of Swinton Group and prior to that he has had an extensive career in Financial Services including senior roles at Lloyds Banking Group, Reuters, Bank of New York and Barclays.
Richard is a leading advocate for Diversity and Inclusion, was a trustee of Stonewall and speaks regularly on the topic.
Away from work Richard is a keen traveller, foodie and is passionate about cars and music.