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Richard Weaver


Richard joined haysmacintyre in 2002 and has provided audit services to not for profit organisations for almost 20 years. He became a Partner in 2008 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a holder of its Diploma in Charity Accounting. He is experienced in supporting clients with implementing best practice in governance and risk management and enhancing operational and financial procedures.

Richard is particularly interested in charities delivering care, arts and culture organisations and the education sector. He provides both external audit services and advisory and consultancy services to their management teams, and sees his role as a key adviser for management and trustees in achieving their charitable objects and longer term strategy. Richard has a particular interest in governance and risk management processes, as well as improving financial systems, controls and management reporting.

He has been actively involved in the training of the not for profit team and leads our external trustee training programme, in association with Farrer & Co, which is an invaluable contributor to our corporate social responsibility policy, in enabling charity trustees to benefit from training and sharing experiences with their peers in a cost effective way. Richard has practical experience as a Trustee with the Royal Marines Charitable Trust, part of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Group. He is their representative on the group finance and audit committee.

Richard is also a member of the Leadership Board at haysmacintyre, overseeing the management and strategy of the firm.

As an avid motorcycle fan, Richard follows British Superbikes, World Superbikes and Grand Prix. He also enjoys travelling and eating out with a particular passion for French cookery and wines.

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