Richard French

Richard French

Key info

  • Age: 35
  • Nationality: English
  • Hometown: Chertsey
  • Project participation: Malawi, Zambia, Botswana


Richard has just left the British Army after 17 years due to a parachute accident. He played rugby for his regiment for his whole career and now, as his injury will prevent him from playing, he wants to start coaching to continue his love for the sport.

Proud achievement

Teaching anti-poaching to the Kenyan Park Rangers. Richard says, “It was amazing to be part of saving some of the world’s most incredible animals.”

Richard’s goal

“I am so excited to be returning to Africa and to be giving back to the continent that has given me so many memories over the years. I look forward to making many more.”

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