BA (Hons) Accounting, 1994
Richard is a Chartered Accountant that has worked in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry for over 25 years. He trained at KPMG, but since qualification has worked in the pharmaceutical industry in the branded and generic sectors. After working for Wellcome plc, Medeva, Celltech and UCB, Richard left in 2003 and was one of the founding members of Focus Pharmaceuticals in that year. Focus successfully sold the business to AMCO in October 2014, with Richard managing the exit process.
Richard has a very broad financial, commercial and operational background including Private Equity, Strategic Planning, Corporate Finance, Fund raising, Banking Relationships and all aspects of financial reporting. He is also very hands on with respect to the business and enjoys helping businesses grow to their full potential.
Richard is currently Corporate Strategy Director at Random42 after stepping down as CFO in 2018. He has helped grow the business significantly over the past 5 years and helped Vespa Capital sell the business to graphite Capital in 2017. Random42 is the world leader in medical animation helping Pharma companies explain how their products and technologies work to the medical community.
See Richard's medical animation showreel on Youtube.