Writer, Director, Co-Founder of Red Nose Day and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate
Richard Curtis is a film writer and director, responsible for films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Love Actually, About Time and Yesterday.
Richard co-founded Comic Relief in 1985, leading to the fundraising event Red Nose Day. He has co-produced 16 live nights for the BBC, raising over £1.3 Billion for projects in the UK and internationally. In 2015, he helped bring Red Nose Day to the United States, where it has raised nearly $150 million.
Richard was a founding member of Make Poverty History and worked on Live 8 in 2005. In 2015 he helped found Project Everyone to make the Global Goals famous and effective - and is now a UN Advocate for the SDGs.
Richard also co-founded Make My Money Matter, a campaign fighting for a world where we know where our money goes, where we demand it’s invested to build a better future.