Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1992. He then began a 20 year career in Investment Banking; firstly with Hambros Bank then with UBS Warburg. From 2010 until 2014 he worked as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs running their Global Business Services team. During his career in investment banking Richard led a variety of IPO’s including Experian, Exova, ISS and Intertek and advised on significant UK and International M&A transactions including; the G4S merger, de-merger of Suez Environmental and the sale of numerous Private Equity owned businesses. Richard returned to KPMG in 2014 as UK Head of Sectors and Executive Member. He is the Lead Partner for Charterhouse.