Richard Parkes

Richard, the legal representative and Director, has been working in the field of lifelong learning for over 30 years. His practice has supported over 20,000 SMEs and start-ups and many thousands of learners. He studied Spanish Language and Culture at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and has a PhD in Entrepreneurship, a degree in Music and Education and Community Studies and a Masters (MRes) in Research and Evaluation methods. An Irish and UK citizen, he has worked internationally on over 250 learning and development programmes funded from a diverse range of EU sources.