Richard Acton

Operations Director SRG

Richard has worked in life science recruitment for the past 14 years. Currently the Operations Director for SRG, Richard focuses on the recruitment of science professionals across the UK and Europe. Having graduated in Microbiology and Genetics from Leeds University, Richard worked as a Forensic Scientist for FSS in London in the crime scene DNA Laboratories. After 4 years, Richard moved into a role which allowed him to utilise both scientific knowledge and commercial acumen and joined SRG as a recruitment consultant. Having held various senior level positions within the company across both science and engineering, Richard now heads up the Executive level recruitment business. SRG is an awardwinning resourcing company dedicated to the science, clinical and engineering sectors. Delivering a broad range of contract and permanent opportunities for graduate to senior management level. SRG’s clients range from the world’s top five pharmaceutical companies through to spin out technology firms.