Richard is the Managing Director of Beeswax Dyson Farming Ltd, the largest owner and operator of land in the UK. Its core areas are farming, property, and energy production, with a strong focus on using technology to deliver sustainable systems. The business supports innovation in farming through a broad range of field trials and collaborations with suppliers, manufacturers, and researchers.
Richard began his career in large-scale farming at Velcourt, after graduating from the Royal Agricultural College with the McClellan Medal. In 1994, he was appointed to the board of Velcourt as Farms Director, where he was responsible for all farm and estate management, commercial, and development decisions within the region.