Richard Howard

Richard Howard

Standing up for residents and businesses across Croydon Borough

Richard joined the British Army aged 18 and served for nearly 19 years, retiring as a Major in 2015. He spent the majority of his military career working in counter-terrorist bomb disposal completing four operational tours as a 'High-Threat' operator in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. Since leaving the Army, Richard has worked in financial services for both J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. He now runs his own business helping people to plan their personal finances.

Richard has lived in Croydon since 2014 and is active within the community in Coulsdon. His values are borne of a lifetime of public service combined with a passionate belief in the importance of upholding people’s rights and individual freedoms. Richard is a strong advocate for the benefits of community policing and providing opportunities for young people. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar and spending time with his family.

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Our candidates for Croydon's by-elections

Croydon Liberal Democrats today announce their candidates to fight the five by-elections following the resignations of Labour and Conservative councillors across Croydon borough.

11 Apr 2021