Richard Herbert is Chairman of the Herbert Group Ltd, based in Haverhill, Suffolk.
After obtaining a degree in Computer Science from Manchester University, Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Young (now EY) in London. After 5 years with them he moved to Robert Bosch Ltd, and subsequently joined the family business in 1979.
Richard has been Chairman of Saffron Building Society, and also Master of the Worshipful Company of Cutlers’ in London.
Richard is a former UK Weighing Federation President and has been a UKWF Director for over 25 years. He is also a former Member of the Board of CECIP, the European Association for National Trade Organisations representing the European Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments. He is currently the UKWF Treasurer.