Richard is the PA, and the Director of Information and Resources at BAH. He is a leading, critically acclaimed, International novelist and produced playwright, script writer, and poet, and Professor of literature and Arts, and journalist, with an active and ongoing interest in alternative health methods. He has personally experienced, and can both empirically and scientifically attest to, the remarkable healing properties of leeches with regard to allergies. This led him to make further research into the health benefits of hirudotherapy. His specific business expertise is the public and press representation of BAH, and also the research, sourcing, and clarification of relevant information and the dissemination of it.