AOP - Association of Online Publishers
Richard has been working in the media and advertising industry for more than 30 years, and was recently recognised by The Drum as one of the 100 most influential people in UK digital advertising. He provides a voice for the online publishing industry through his role as CEO at the AOP, working with major industry bodies, and championing the future of online publishing by driving the AOP’s agenda to tackle key industry issues such as ad quality, advertising UX, and data. He is actively involved with fighting the challenges posed by Google and Facebook to ensure the long-term success of premium publishers. In the last year Richard has been campaigning for equal industry standards for all platforms to level the playing field and ensure that the industry continues to work together to provide the highest possible standard for users and advertisers – creating greater transparency and accountability.