Richard Pooley

Partner, Boston

Richard Pooley is a Partner in Odgers Berndtson’s Boston office and a member of the Professional Services, Technology, and CFO Practices.

He works at the intersection of professional and technology services, focusing on data privacy/data analytics, digital innovation, risk and regulatory advisory sectors, and broader general management and commercial roles.

Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, Richard was a member of the Global Technology & Professional Services Practice at Heidrick & Struggles. Before this, he was a member of CTPartners’ Professional Services and CFO Practices. He was previously a Partner at Rockpools, a London-based search boutique, where he helped build the Professional Services Practice and led the CFO team. Earlier in his career, Mr. Pooley held positions at Veredus Executive Search, International Search, Norman Broadbent, and Ernst & Young—all in London.

He earned a law degree from the University of Northumbria (Newcastle, England).