Managing Director – Black Bear IT Solutions

Richard Alford has run the award-winning Black Bear group for nearly 10 years and has worked with IT for much longer! He was previously a senior leader in a secondary school, where he managed strategy for whole school ICT. This gave him the knowledge of public sector processes that has underpinned the company’s Education division. Richard has a caring personality and he makes sure the ethos of the company is about caring for both the staff and clients.

Richard is also a Director of other companies including Havmore – a web development company and CAARS Property – a property management business. Richard believes it is important to give back and as well as being a Network Group Exec Member is also part of the PC advisory group for the PCR magazine, where he advises the IT channel.