Richard James

Senior Bid Writer


Richard has over 13 years of experience in bid writing and is APMP accredited. He has a track record in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, highways, construction, surveying and legal services. With previous experience working for an FSTE250 international property firm and a Top 100 law firm, Richard is recognised for his ability to build rapport with all levels quickly; enabling him to craft bespoke, relevant bid content which accurately reflects client personalities and tone of voice. Richard uses his knowledge of public and private sector bidding to support clients on a range of tender sizes, from local opportunities to multi-million pound frameworks.

Skills and behaviours

  • Bid writing, editing and proof reading
  • Bid management
  • Win theme generation
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Collaborative working

Experience and successes

Richard has worked on projects across numerous sectors, including rail (HS2 Phase 1) and highways (Somerset Council Surface Treatment Works).

Case studies

EiB plays a part in the proposed Lower Thames Crossing


The Network Rail Southern Integrated Delivery portfolio for CP7 and CP8

Transport for Greater Manchester’s clean air zone – largest improvement of air quality in the UK