Meet Will Richards

Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:47 AM
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Will Richards is an international anti-corruption investigator. He has 12 years’ experience working in the public and humanitarian/development aid sectors. He’s a keen traveller, having worked across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean.

He began his career with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in London, where he qualified as a detective. He was mostly recently attached to the MPS’s Anti-Corruption Command, conducting investigations into corruption within the police service.

Will has maintained a lifelong interest in theatre and the performing arts, having been heavily involved in amateur and youth drama in London throughout his teenage years. Aged ten, Will’s first theatre review was published in the socialist newspaper the Morning Star. He continued to review children’s and young adult theatre for the paper well into his teens."

“The arts have always been a vehicle for social change. In this sense, Afridiziak is an important platform in the promotion of African-Caribbean representation and inclusion in the world of theatre - and beyond. I’m grateful to be a part of it.”

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