Richard Freeman

Chief Executive

Richard is CEO of always possible, and a specialist in organisational strategy, work-based learning, partnership building and systems leadership. His experience spans the voluntary sector, further education, local government and private enterprise, and he is an adviser to economic development networks across the UK.

Richard has been involved in economic and workforce resilience, the creative industries and vocational training and skills development for over 20 years. He is a Fellow of the RSA and the Chartered Management Institute, and an Associate at the Education & Training Foundation.

Richard is an experienced speaker, facilitator, writer and workshop leader and chairs a number of strategic taskgroups on the south coast and nationally, as well as chairing the popular Brighton Big Debates. As host of The Possibility Club podcast, he has interviewed everyone from former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and economist Guy Standing to DJ Norman Cook and restaurant critic Jimi Famurewa.

Richard holds degrees from the universities of London and Oxford.