Richard Harrison, MD of CIPFA C.Co, announced today that he has taken the difficult decision to step down as C.Co MD and pursue new career opportunities and challenges.

“After four enjoyable years at C.Co, I have decided the time has come to take the next step in my career and move onto my next challenge. I always said I’d commit four years to C.Co and as I’ve reached that milestone, I’m now looking forward to my next challenge.

Throughout my time at C.Co, I’ve had the good fortune to work with fantastic people doing amazing things to improve public services. This is something which I will be forever grateful.

I’m really pleased to be handing over to Natalie Abraham, my deputy since we started C.Co. We’ve built an amazing team together and I’ve high expectations for Nat as she leads C.Co in the next phase of its journey.

Finally, I’d like to say thanks for everybody who I’ve had the good fortune to work with over the last four years, the C.Co Team, CIPFA, our clients, and everyone who works with and in the sector. Please keep on doing amazing things!”


Paying tribute to Richard’s hard work, dedication and success in building C.Co from start-up to the successful business it is today, Chairman Paul Woolston said…

“He has established a first class advisory business and is leaving the business with a great platform to move on to grow and develop new services . If you know Richard you will not be surprised to learn that he is looking forward to another exciting challenge

Richard is handing over to Natalie Abraham, his deputy since C.Co was established. He sees this as a natural extension and is someone who he has great faith in and high expectations of! 

Please let me know if you would like to arrange a meeting. In the meantime we are committed to continue supporting our clients as they deliver the highest quality services”


Under Natalie’s leadership, the team at C.Co will continue to deliver the high-quality services our clients have come to know and expect, supporting public sector clients tacking some of the biggest challenges they face. To find out more about C.Co, visit us at or get in touch at