Chief Financial Officer
Richard Bienfait is the Group Chief Financial Officer at Mace. He joined Mace in January 2020, and leads the organisation’s financial strategy.
Richard’s role is at the heart of driving our 2026 business strategy and has helped set ambitious carbon reduction and diversity targets, transforming how Mace creates buildings, infrastructure and communities. He is also the board sponsor for our Mace Develop business.
Before Mace, Richard served as Chief Executive at UPP, the UK’s leading provider of on-campus student accommodation. He also held many senior executive roles in the infrastructure sector - both as CFO of Veolia Water UK and CEO of Affinity Water.