Richard has over 25 years' experience in Corporate Finance, Outsourcing and Client Services. He founded and leads Realise Capital which assists ambitious entrepreneurs to start, grow and sell.
Previously Richard was Head of Outsourcing at RSM Tenon and Director of Corporate Finance. He has spent many years working as a Corporate Finance Partner acting mainly as a lead advisor but also providing due diligence services, much of which was on behalf of VCs or VC backed businesses with international operations. He also has been a Client Services Director, managing the strategic and financial affairs of a large and diverse portfolio of entrepreneurial and international businesses.
Richard has held many NED positions including listed companies (where he has been Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee); a Regional Development Agency and an international accounting association (which gave him the opportunity to build extensive international contacts).
One of Richard's passions is helping to build great and well-run businesses.
Another of his passions is playing rock guitar.