Richard founded Health Partners in 1993 and took the central role in the design, development and implementation of ‘The F.A. Premier League Medical Care Scheme’, which is managed by Health Partners to this day. The Scheme facilitates the provision of healthcare to 96% of all professional footballers in England and Wales, including Premier League & English Football League Clubs, and the national squads. He has instilled his own principles of integrity, client service and professionalism throughout Health Partners and has developed a strong culture of staff loyalty, cooperation, innovation and skills development within the firm.