A chartered accountant, Richard has more than 25 years’ experience at Chief Financial Officer level in the healthcare, technology, and business services sectors in US multinational companies as well as in UK-listed and PE-backed businesses.

His expertise includes turnarounds, fundraisings, acquisitions, and disposals, including extensive international experience. Richard has also served as a Board Member on an NHS Foundation Trust.

Richard has proven experience in the contract research sector, most recently as Chief Financial Officer at Chiltern International from 2013 to 2018, where he was instrumental in transforming the corporate finance and strategy of the business, enabling it to grow revenues from $160m to $550m and deliver significant returns to its investors.