Richard co-founded Richwell Partners Ltd with regulatory expert and former HedgeStart colleague Susan Sewell in 2014.
For 5 years he was the Business Development and Client Management Partner at HedgeStart Partners (start-up, tax, accounting, IT and regulatory compliance) before the business was acquired and merged into a larger business. Prior to HedgeStart, Richard spent 3 years running the London office of a Geneva based multi-family office that invested mainly with alternative asset managers and held the FCA Controlled Functions of Compliance Officer, MLRO and CF30 Customer roles (supported by Susan Sewell).
Richard has enjoyed over 30 years working with financial services companies in management, client support, project management and business development roles. This included 6 years as an owner/director of Euraplan Limited, providing investment and accounting services to UK Pension Fund departments and 6 years at Datastream International in the Investment Accounting and Valuation division in Client Support, Marketing and Product Management roles.
Richard has a BA in Economics from the University of Manchester and an MSc in Management from London Business School (Sloan Masters).