Richard Poole Richard is a Chartered Surveyor and Managing Director of Poole & Co based in the West End of London. Richard and his wife Caroline have been strong supporters of Chickenshed having had all three of their daughters involved with our Children’s Theatre and Youth Theatre between 1992 and 2011. His eldest daughter was recently volunteering with our Kensington & Chelsea branch. The whole family have been massive ambassadors of the work of Chickenshed, volunteering their time in many ways, including painting the reception area of the Theatre on the very first opening night. Richard became a Director of Chicken Shed Property Company in June 2002 when invited to take up this role by John Bull (our 1st CEO). Richard has been an active member of this Trustee group and a member of our Buildings Care Group which meet frequently over the year giving us their time & expertise with all building–related issues.