Mr Richard Dale is an experienced finance director with strong commercial skills and significant leadership experience. During his career, he has held senior finance and managerial positions in the private sector, in Newcastle, London and the USA.
He has spent the last 10 years at British Telecom, where he led the financial aspects of the company’s expansion outside the UK, particularly in Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America.
As the University’s Chief Finance Officer, Richard will have overall responsibility for the institution’s finance function and the management of effective financial planning, monitoring and control necessary to support its academic and commercial activities. He will also be tasked with ensuring that the University is able to deliver on its business plans as it continues to build its reputation regionally, nationally and internationally.