Richard Painter Associates
Improving lives by transforming services
This is the website of Richard Painter Associates - a small independent company dedicated to improving public services

Our Offer

We help to solve your problems, advising on a range of issues including redesigning services, leadership, strategy, leading change, working with Government, efficiency and commissioning.  

The following is a selection of the work we have been asked to assist with:

  • advising local authorities and voluntary sector organisations about efficiency
  • advising a local authority about creating a market for school support
  • assisting a local authority and its partners to bring together adult and children's services
  • chairing a working group developing guidance for local authorities and schools
  • a formal investigation into a project that appeared not to have gone to plan, leading to a report back to the organisation's Board 
  • providing keynote speeches and workshops at conferences
  • identifying sector specialists in local government who can provide peer support to other councils
  • helping a national charity to decide how best to scale up their services, including how to work with commissioners

Our company

We are a small independent company, whose goal is to help improve people's lives by transforming public services.  

We can call upon associates with whom we have established a long and trusted working relationship in situations where their specialist knowledge and skills add value. This enables us to bring together the team that you need to meet your requirements.

See our associates page for further information.


We have over 40 years experience of working within or alongside the public sector, from front line delivery to Central Government policy development and leading major change. 
See About Us for more detail
Contacting us
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Richard Painter Associates Limited.  Registered Company number 7229637