Richard Blackwell and Associates Limited

Provides interim executive management and consultancy to higher education

Richard Blackwell is the Managing Director and founder of the company. He has broad experience of strategic consultancy spanning further and higher education and interim leadership of alternative providers in HE. He has worked at senior levels in UK national agencies and Universities, including as a Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

Experience and Expertise

Richard Blackwell

Policy-informed development of institutional governance and strategy. Leadership, management and evaluation of change at multiple levels. Interim leadership experience at Chief Executive level. Expertise in partnership working, including place-based strategies, student experience, graduate outcomes and higher skills.

Extensive experience of building strategic partnerships across providers of HE and FE. Early exploration of higher and degree apprenticeships in creative industries (with educational providers, creative skillset and employers). Leading role in three mergers, including the one that formed the University of the Creative Arts from art colleges in Kent and Surrey.