Awarded Thought Leader 2013 by the Best Practice Institute, Richard has been a leading theatre director for over ten years, and directed Henry V for the opening of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London in 1997. He has worked extensively in the fields of Organisational and Personal Development and is the founding voice within Mythodrama. His work today is at the leading edge of bringing the world of theatre and the arts into the development of authentic leaders. From 1998-2003 he was the Master of Mythodrama at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and is an Associate Fellow of Said Business School, University of Oxford. Guest speaker at the 2003 and 2009 World Economic Forums in Davos, Richard also works internationally as an independent consultant, conference speaker and workshop leader. He is the author of 'Inspirational Leadership - Henry V and the Muse of Fire', published by Spiro Press in May 2001. His latest book on 'Peak Performance Presentations' - co-authored with Nicholas Janni - was published in June 2004.