Richard is an experienced chairman and non-executive director with a reputation for solving complex problems and getting things done. He is skilled in mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring having previously held the position of International Mergers & Acquisitions Director for AT&T.
His skill base is a unique blend of finance and marketing, combining strategy, business development, strategic and marketing planning, mergers, acquisitions and general management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants and has a first degree in mathematics and computer science from Bristol University. In January 2001, AT&T awarded him a special commendation for his mentoring skills. Other corporate experience includes his time as non-executive chairman of Focus Solutions Group plc, an e-commerce enabling software company that floated on AIM and grew rapidly.