Richard Gaunt

Richard Gaunt was born in Lancashire but grew up in Darlington, attending QEGS Darlington, then Corpus Christi College Cambridge. His career has included posts in the chemicals, steel, construction, local government and consultancy industries - most recently as a director of a policy research consultancy. He started taking an interest in railways at an early age, and is an accomplished photographer with work appearing in The Guardian, Steam Railway and elsewhere.