The Queen has approved that Richard Hart Powers Esquire be appointed a Church Commissioner for a one year term until 31 December 2008 in succession to Robert William Heskett Esq on his resignation on 23 November 2007.
Richard Powers is a European Co-Head of Real Estate Principal Investment at Goldman Sachs.
He previously worked for GE Capital in the United States and in London. He has spent his career in property investment and financing.
Richard is a Lambeth Partner, supporting the Church of England’s Fresh Expressions initiative.
He is a member of the board of Songbird Estates plc and is on the Board of Trustees of the German Marshall Fund of the US.
A native of the United States, he has a bachelor of arts degree from Yale and has lived in London with his wife and three children since 1993.
Source: By 10 Downing Street