Richard Trowbridge

Chief Operating Officer for CLAHRC Wessex

Richard Trowbridge is a Chartered Management Accountant with over 10 years' experience in Finance and Resources, and Research Grant administration. Richard is responsible for the strategic development, operational delivery, financial management and governance of the programme. He leads the core team whilst maintaining effective partnership working across all key stakeholders. He has significant experience in long term strategic planning and financial monitoring, and implementing reporting software, to improve the accuracy and timeliness of KPI information.Richard has worked at the University of Southampton for over ten years as a Head of Finance, predominantly in NHS facing roles, overseeing both education and research funding streams, with the Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and other departments at the University. Prior to the university, Richard worked at HSBC in a strategic planning role.