Richard Freeman

Richard Freeman


Richard founded always possible in 2015 and is a specialist in strategy, communications and programme design.

For over 20 years, Richard has facilitated collaboration and problem-solving between public, private and voluntary sector projects.

Richard has been involved in economic and workforce resilience, the creative industries, visitor economy and vocational training and skills development, as well as advising local government and growing businesses on strategy and engagement.

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 Andy Burnham and Charlotte Church to DJ Norman Cook and statistician Sir David Spiegelhalter.


Richard holds a first class degree in English from the University of London and a masters degree with distinction from the University of Oxford.

Awards and titles

Richard is a Fellow of the RSA and the Chartered Management Institute, and an Associate at the Education & Training Foundation.

For his academic work, he won the Harrison Prize (University of London) and the Book Prize (University of Oxford).

Favourite biscuit or sweet treat?

Custard Cream or Fox’s rounds.