In 30 years in the Royal Navy as both an Engineer and an active Christian, Richard served in seven frontline warships, finally as the Chief Engineer of HMS ARK ROYAL, and in a wide range of naval shore appointments including in America on two separate occasions both at the British Embassy and the NATO HQ. He is passionate about ‘witness@work’. In 1999, he was then called by the Lord to run ‘Christian Vision for Men’ for 10 years followed by running the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem for 5 years. Now they are freelance for The Lord, there being no retirement in the work of the Kingdom, living in Bath, working among Iraqi Christians sheltering from ISIS in Jordan, and enjoying all their children and 4 grandchildren. He loves skiing and sailing, he plays tennis and squash to boost others’ ego’s and enjoys playing the oboe, saxophone, and piano.