Episode #13: Does starting a new job ever get easier?    

The Green Room by Deloitte podcast

This September, almost 2,000 graduates and school leavers will join our offices across the U.K.

Starting a new job can be daunting, as our new CEO Richard Houston knows only too well. As he approaches his first 100 days on the job, we’re talking first day nerves and how to prepare for taking the next step.

This week, we’ll be getting to know all about Richard and how he’s settling in to his new job. What made him decide to go for it? Is it everything he expected? And how do you find time for yourself when you’re going through a career transition?

Tune in to find out:

  • What Richard really wanted to be when he grew up
  • Why Ethan never made it as a dancer
  • Richard’s one piece of career advice for new graduates
  • Why Richard is a secret trance fan


Richard Houston

Richard Houston was elected to serve as Senior Partner and Chief Executive of both Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE) and Deloitte UK from 1st June 2019. He is a member of the Deloitte Global Executive and is responsible for connecting the breadth and depth of capabilities of over 45,000 people and 2,500 partners in NSE to deliver value for clients and make a difference in society. In his previous role, Richard led the UK and North West Europe Consulting practices and has over 20 years of experience in Consulting and Financial Services.

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