Richard Nichols is the chief executive of PR firm Instinctif Partners.
Nichols' career began at accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1987 as a senior manager. In 1994 he joined the corporate finance division British Gas; joined PR firm Citigate Dewe Rogerson in 1996 as deputy group finance director, Incepta Group plc in 1998 as executive director, then group finance director in 1999 and chief executive in 2001; in 2005 he was appointed chief executive of PR firm Huntsworth PLC.
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Nichols was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.
- BA (Hons), MA, Economics, St Catharines College, University of Cambridge, 1984-1987
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, 1987-1990
- Linkedin Richard Nichols, accessed 3 April 2015
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 3 April 2015.