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Business Services, Creative, Financial Services, FMCG / Retail, Healthcare, Management Consulting, Manufacturing, Not for Profit / Charity, Private Equity, Professional Services, Property

About Richard


Richard's Career History

May 2018 - Ongoing
OIT plc

Chair of Audit and Risk Committee

Advised the Board on the £90 million IPO
and now provide ongoing financial and operational advice to the investment trust

June 2017 - Ongoing
GYG plc

Chair of Audit and a Risk

Advised the Board on the £50 million IPO and now provide ongoing financial advice to this market leading company that paints and maintains super yachts

January 2014 - April 2017
BIE Executive Limited


Provided strategic steer and commercial and operational advice to this fast growth recruitment business leading to an MBO in 2017

January 2013 - September 2016
Grass Roots plc


Brought in to provide commercial focus to this fast growth business services company that culminated in a disposal for over $90 million

January 2012 - September 2014
Orchid Group plc


Restored profitability of The UK’s sixth largest pub company facilitating a sale to Mitchell’s and Butler for £270 m

January 2012 - Ongoing
EY Alumni council

Chairman EY Alumni council

Leads council and provides advice and guidance to EY on maximising value from its Alumni network

January 2011 - June 2014
CSF plc


Built governance and risk framework for a fast growth AIM listed data centre business based in. Malaysia

January 2011 - June 2014
Matildas Planet Group Limited

Investor and NED

Advised this clean tech start up specialising in insulation products and negotiated refinancing in 2014

January 2011 - September 2014
Allocate Software plc

Non Executive Director

Provided ongoing operational advice to this fast growth healthcare business leading to a 100% increase in shareholder value in four years when business was sold to HG Capital

January 2011 - March 2016
TP Group plc


Transformed loss making research and development business into a profitable service and engineering provider

January 2011 - March 2017
Rockpool Investments LLP

Investor and Advisory partner

Provided governance and expertise to rapidly grow this tax efficient private equity business

January 2011 - Ongoing
Frogmore Property Group

Advisory Board member

Advises the Board on strategic, commercial and operational issues for a large privately owned property development business which has raised in excess of £1 billion in the past 6 years .

January 2009 - Ongoing
The Willow Foundation


Delivers commercial and strategic guidance to a national charity established in 1999 by Arsenal legend Bob Wilson which has provided over 17,000 special days to seriously ill young adults

January 1977 - December 2010

Deputy Managing Partner

Various roles leading to a rol le on the five strong management board with specific responsibility for diversity and inclusion, customer service