- Member for: Moray
- Party: Scottish National Party
- Date of Birth: 24 May 1969
Lochhead MSP was elected to the Scottish Parliament in 1999 and 2003 via the
North East regional list. During the second session of Parliament he stood down
from his regional seat and was elected as constituency MSP for Moray in the
by-election in April 2006.
Prior to becoming an MSP Mr Lochhead worked for Dundee City Council, and was
also Alex Salmond's constituency office manager for four years.
Mr Lochhead lives with his wife Fiona and sons Angus and Fraser.
Richard enjoys reading and
cinema. In his spare time he also enjoys football and cycling.
Trade Union Membership:
Williamson High School, Glasgow
Glasgow Central College of Commerce - HNC Business Studies
Graduated from Stirling University - BA(Hons) Political Studies
Development Officer Dundee City Council
Office Manager, Constituency Office of Alex Salmond MP for Banff and Buchan
Clerical trainee South of Scotland Electricity Board, Glasgow