Richard Piper



Richard has 30 years’ experience in civil society: charities, social enterprises, and social change agencies. With a PhD in identity and organisational change, his early career was as a researcher, evaluator, and organisational consultant with particular expertise in ‘impact’, charity strategy, organisational change, innovation, leadership and governance. Previously CEO of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity and Director of Impact at Mencap, he has worked across health and wellbeing (rare childhood diseases, learning disability, alcohol harm) in his last three roles. He has led Alcohol Change UK since Sep 2017. He lives in St Albans and has two teenage daughters. He is a keen runner and football player despite not being good at either and he dabbles in spoken word poetry.