Richard started his career as a financial adviser in his father's wealth management business based in Cheshire. Spending time looking after the financial affairs of private individuals proved to be an invaluable experience that defined his core belief in high quality client service. Being entrusted to look after someone else’s money and financial future comes with significant responsibility.
Following the sale of the family firm, he worked first in the life assurance industry before moving into asset management with a number of groups including Cazenove Capital, Gartmore, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Richard joined Sanlam in September 2018 to head-up the distribution and marketing capability. Globally, the firm has its clients at the heart of it ethos and operates against a set of values that are aligned with his own. During Richard’s career- that now spans more than three decades - there has never been a more pressing need for individuals to have trust in the highest quality advice, or for intermediated clients to be able to access expertly managed investment strategies and funds. Sanlam can deliver against all these needs, has a relentless focus on all of its clients and strives every day to deliver world class client service.