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Richard Paynter

Head of Grants South

Richard Paynter

Richard joined the Foundation in August 2016 in the new role of Head of Service Delivery. He ensures that the Foundation has efficient, effective and responsive processes in place to manage its grant giving. Prior to joining the Foundation Richard worked for the youth charity vInspired, developing and delivering its programmes to engage young people in their communities through volunteering. Richard has also worked as a Case Manager for the Big Lottery Fund and as a teacher of R.S, Law and Ethics at a secondary school in Sussex.

Richard lives in Hertfordshire where he is kept busy by his two young children and is a keen supporter of Derby County.

Richard is passionate about providing opportunities for people facing disadvantage to improve their lives and ensuring that the vital role.