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Richard Boot OBE DL

Richard Boot

During his 20 years as a Partner at KPMG, Richard was a Managing Director and UK Board Member for the firm's Management Consulting and then Corporate Finance businesses. He was also Chairman of the Centre for Manufacturing Consultancy and non-executive Chairman of KPMG's UK Automotive Practice for 7 years.

Richard served as Regional Chairman of the Institute of Directors in the West Midlands and on the IoD National Council for 14 years. He has been a Board member and adviser to a number of private companies including roles as Chairman of a large multi-national packaging and manufacturing group and its associated investment vehicle, and adviser to IT and Healthcare businesses.
Richard is Chairman and principal shareholder of IRC UK, an executive search firm focused on senior roles and which is the UK member firm for IRC Global Executive Search Partners on whose board he sat for a number of years.