Who we are Who's who Our staff Richard Penney Interim Chief Executive Richard joined Haven House in October 2018. Richard brings significant senior financial management experience from both the private and not-for-profit sectors and is currently Interim Chief Executive. With over 15 years senior management experience in the charity sector, Richard has had a particular focus on strategic financial leadership, process and performance improvement, team development, risk management, governance, board engagement and IT. His charity roles have included Director of Finance, IT & Performance and Deputy Chief Executive at Parkinson’s UK during a period of significant growth and as Director of Finance at the children and young people’s charity Barnardo’s. Richard has also held non-executive trustee and audit committee roles in the not-for-profit sector.