Richard McCarthy

Pensions Campaigns Team Leader, DWP

Richard McCarthy

As a Campaigns Lead for the Department for Work and Pensions, Richard has led large scale media campaigns on a variety of high profile topics.  Across the labour market agenda, his work has included showing how Universal Credit can open up work, encouraging entrepreneurs to take the first steps towards running their own business and using inspiring role models to motivate young women to seek careers in traditionally male dominated sectors. He’s currently leading communications to prompt people to consider their retirement plans and how they can do more to get the retirement they want. Richard has more than 15 years’ experience in public sector communications.