Commercial Director

Richard Bond


Richard Bond joined the Coal Authority in September 2017.

Over the past 25 years he has primarily worked in the commercial sector, concentrating on working in newly emerging fields, and development and integration projects.

He has previously worked as a commercial analyst for Tesco PLC and served on the Boards of Center Parcs UK Ltd and Jamie Hempsall Ltd.

Richard is a Chartered Management Accountant and Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Over the past 13 years, Richard has taken on voluntary strategic and operational roles within Macmillan Cancer Support, for which he developed and now chairs a sector-changing National Volunteer Forum.

Commercial Director

The Commercial Director is responsible for:

  • Strategic development of all commercial reports, products and services
  • Sourcing and contract/supplier management
  • Strategic leadership of Innovation and Efficiency projects
  • Communications and marketing

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