Richard Price began his career as a Probation Officer in Inner London and then worked for an advisory body to government on the Personal Social Services before being appointed Deputy Director of the International Year of the Child.  He then moved into the private sector and, having worked for a government backed IT company, founded the public relations and marketing consultancy The EuroPR Group where he was Managing Director for 25 years.  During that time he was also a Board Director of The Public Relations Consultants Association and Chairman of its International Committee.He is a former Chairman of The Oxford and Cambridge Club and the Merton Chamber of Commerce and is a trustee of the English choral group, The Sixteen, and a trustee of the Merton Homelessness Project.