Richard Glynn was appointed a director and Chief Executive of Ladbrokes plc with effect from 22 April 2010. He was Chairman of Sporting Index from November 2008 to April 2010, having been Chief Executive from 2001. In January 2009 Richard founded Alinsky Partners, where he worked with management, financial institutions and investors to effect transformation.
Richard began his career in law in the City. Prior to joining Sporting Index, he was Group Managing Director of business to business communications company WCT (a subsidiary of Caribiner International) and CEO of Lord Saatchi's media holding company Megalomedia plc.
From 2000 until March 2010, Richard served as a government appointed Special Trustee of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and from January 2008 to March 2010 was a Trustee of the Child Health Research Appeal Trust of the UCL Institute of Child Health.