Rich is a climber, runner, mountain biker, dog owner and lover of cake. In between enjoying the mountains of his home in Snowdonia he is a consultant in Emergency Medicine at Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, North Wales. He is also team doctor for LLanberis Mountain rescue Team. One of the lead faulty for the UK International Diploma in Mountain Medicine and runs Pride Expeditions an expedition and trekking company focusing on the LGTB+ market with his fiancé. He has previously worked for the International Porter Protection Groups high altitude clinical in Nepal and used to train RAF Search and Rescue paramedics.