Appointment: March 2016 to March 2019
Richard Hopkin lives in Sowerby Bridge and is a chartered accountant with 20 years’ commercial experience as Finance Director / Company Secretary with two PLCs and a large private company, following 11 years in the accounting profession with a major international firm. He now runs his own business, providing financial consultancy advice, primarily to small and medium-sized enterprises and voluntary sector organisations. He is also a Non-Executive Director of a housing association, Derwent Living, and is Treasurer of the Community Foundation for Calderdale. Within the Trust he is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Finance and Performance Committee. Richard is married with two children.