Richard joined Sanlam in 2019, following the acquisition of Thesis Asset Management. Richard started his career at Abbey Life in 1985, working initially in accounts and investment administration. He subsequently became the UK fund managers’ assistant and ethical researcher for the Abbey Ethical Trust, before moving over to private client management at Thesis Asset Management. Richard supports the investment managers in caring for clients, dealing on portfolios and handling administrative queries. Outside work, Richard is a keen photographer and competitive lawn bowls player.