Richard is a very effective inspirational speaker and best selling author. The murder of his mother as a young boy had a profound effect on him but he managed to completely turn his life around. His book ‘Just a Boy: The True Story of a Stolen Childhood’ was published in 2004. The book was a Sunday Times number one bestseller and his second book, ‘Into the Light: From an Abusive Past to a Healing Future’ was published Feb 2006. Richard’s motivational presentations have a dynamic style. He is currently studying for a degree in Social Policy at Leeds University. His media appearances include BBC1, ITV (This Morning)Live on Sky News, Radio 4, Biography Channel in the US, On Radio in New Zealand, Spain, Ireland and Scotland.
“Richard McCann has a story which will take you on an emotional journey. Riding the rollercoaster of emotions he’s experienced and guiding you to a motivational finale which leaves you inspired and ready to take action.” Andy Preston Masterygym, Manchester