Richard Gomes is a member of Shell Foundation’s investment committee and senior leadership team. Richard joined SF in 2009 and has supported 50+ social enterprises to build consumer demand, raise investment and advocate for policy support. He has authored several reports outlining lessons learned from SF’s work. His work also includes the co-creation of new market institutions to support sector growth. Prior to this, Richard worked for Shell across a range of financial and commercial roles in the UK, Europe and Asia. He holds a BSc in Economics Warwick University and a post-graduate diploma from the London School of Journalism.