Recovery Focus partner Richmond Fellowship has appointed Robert Templeton as its new Director of Operations.
Robert is currently running his own health and social care consultancy, which includes being the Independent Chair for Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth Safeguarding Adults Boards and he is the outgoing Chair of the National Network for Chairs of Safeguarding Adults Boards.
He is also registrant non-executive council member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). His previous roles include Director of Health and Social Care Operations for the military charity SSAFA and Head of Transforming Adult Social Care at the Social Care Institute for Excellence.
Robert starts his new role with the national mental health charity in July and will be responsible for overseeing Richmond Fellowship's service delivery and operations across the country.
Derek Caren, Chief Executive of Richmond Fellowship said:
“Robert’s appointment is a significant milestone for us. The Director of Operations is a new role, designed to ensure we are an operationally focused organisation above all else. Robert brings considerable expertise and career experience to the role and we look forward to him joining us at this exciting stage in Richmond Fellowship’s development.”
Robert Templeton added:
“I am absolutely delighted to have been appointed, and am looking forward to working with over a thousand colleagues to ensure that the people we support are at the heart of everything we do. I will be using my skills and experience to support the fantastic work that goes on every day across the charity.”