Born in Neath, South Wales in 1981, Richard began playing the piano in 1993, furthering his studies in 2000 at the Royal College of Music, London. He graduated from the RCM in July 2004.
A Whisperings Artist, his debut solo piano album of his own music entitled Passing Thoughts was released in March 2010 followed by November in November 2010, Echoes in November 2011 and Seasons in Flight in April 2013. His fifth album The Last Days of Summer was released in September 2015 and was nominated for Classical Album of the Year at SoloPiano.com.
In April 2017 he founded TheCreativityToolbox.com, an online resource that provides articles, worksheets, eBooks and interviews on creativity and productivity.
He is currently working on his sixth album, to be released in December 2017.