Richard Jones has many years’ experience in social care and health services having worked for central government, local government and the NHS. Richard was President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services in 2010 and was awarded a CBE in 2011.
Richard's last role was with NHS England, where he had responsibility for commissioning a wide range of health care services. Richard is now an independent consultant who works with a range of social care and health services clients. Richard is also a trustee with Scope and Shared Lives, and is a non-executive director for Anchor Housing.
As the brother of two siblings with hearing loss, Richard has experience of the impact of hearing conditions within his family.