John Richards OBE DL

John Richards OBE DL

Location: Preston | UK

Entrepreneur Businessman and Publisher

John Richards has had a full life and here is a very short summary of some of his achievements. John has joined the CCG so that he can use his wealth of talent, experience and contacts to support the current members with their ideas and projects.  

John is the current Deputy Lieutenant and former High Sheriff of Cheshire along with being a business entrepreneur and consultant supporter of the British Motor industry.  He has worked with the Chairman of the board of both Ford and Rover and he was a former Consultant to Benetton Formula One racing team.

John is currently a CEO of a new British built supercar project called Zircon and he is the Chair of an advisory committee for Stewart international.

John has travelled extensively and he is an honorary Texan Citizen, granted by their Lieutenant-Governor.

John has a keen interest in equestrian, he represented the British equestrian international team in four world carriage driving championships and European championships, and he was the former Chairman of the Carriage Foundation.

He is a successful author and publisher of Stagecoach, publisher of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s book ‘Competition, Carriage Driving’ and he is the author of ‘The Gods of Fortune’ - an epic romance set in St Petersburg, England and America.