Richard is a qualified accountant and has a track record of delivering commercial success in fast track / high growth / start-up companies. He played a key role in the launch of Norwich Union Direct, and then its4me, one of the early adopters selling car insurance through digital channels. As Finance Director at its4me, he negotiated the sale of the business to Swinton after 6 years of high growth. Richard then worked on the sale of roadside assistance specialists RAC and it’s subsidiaries, including project managing the transition of central services post-sale.
More recently Richard was CFO at Staysure, a major brand in the over 50’s market and Sunday Times Fast Track 100 company.
Richard optimises finance, strategic planning & management, legal and compliance across the Group’s international businesses.