Richard has worked in a variety of commercial roles in major organisations over the last 20+ years. Having started out working within the Financial Times group, Centrica, a start-up advertising agency, and an environmental project for the UN, he has spent the last 15 years working within the professional services sector, managing commercial and client facing teams at HayGroup, PA Consulting, Complinet (now part of Thomson Reuters) and from 2009-17 as the Head of Marketing (EEMEA) at Linklaters.  He currently provides commercial and business development support to startups within the reg tech and financial services sectors.  This varied and often challenging background has enabled Richard to develop knowledge and experience across most aspects of marketing, business development, communications and general commercial management. Richard is married and lives in Twickenham with his wife and two boys.