Rick Tazzini takes over from Di Steer as our interim Chief Executive on 1 January 2019 until our new permanent Chief Executive takes up the role. Rick joined RLSS UK in July 2018 as interim Finance Director to help support the organisation’s financial governance and commercial work.

Rick is a CIPFA chartered accountant, with a wide-ranging background in strategic finance and governance across the public sector including local authorities, police, NHS, membership charities as well as commercial bodies in the not-for-profit sector.

He is a trustee and Audit Committee Chair with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and is also an independent member of the Audit & Assurance Committee with the Richmond Fellowship charity.

Rick is an active member of his chartered accountancy body’s Ethics Working Group and designed the CIPFA 2018 ethics survey. He presents regularly across the UK the International Code of Ethics.