Governance and Structure

Board of Trustees | Senior Management Team | Departments | Research Staff

Senior Management Team

Richard Birkett

Commercial Director
r.birkett@nfer.ac.uk, +44 (0)1753 637258

Richard joined NFER as Commercial Director in June 2014. His primary responsibility is for the commercial performance and business efficiency of the Foundation and he also leads on its financial management and reporting. He also oversees the ICT and facilities management of the company.

Prior to joining NFER, he worked for 20 years as the Finance and Operations Director of CfBT, another charity which provides education services for the public benefit. He has an MA in English Literature from Cambridge University and worked for several years in Italy as an English teacher prior to qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in London.