Richard is the Managing Director and a Chartered FCSI of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI). His role is to engage and empower clients with a clear strategy, enabling them to make informed choices and helping them to achieve their personal and financial objectives. He is passionate about helping clients realise their dreams and aspirations, through the development of a structured financial plan, and the building of long term trusting relationships. Richard also focuses on business management and driving the direction and culture of the company.

Having left the manufacturing industry in 1994, he went on to have a successful career advising high net worth clients, whilst working within large insurance companies. In 1998 Richard joined the independent sector and in 2000 established Alchemy Independent Wealth Management, building up a very successful practice, which was subsequently acquired in 2008.

Richard is married to Helen and has 4 children. He enjoys football, rugby, golf and skiing. He likes to keep fit by running and has completed two London marathons for charity. At the weekend, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, as well as coaching a local senior football team.