Richard has extensive experience building and investing in market-led technology businesses from start-up to commercial success. With a PhD in Artificial Intelligence, his career at BAE Systems focused on autonomous robotics, developing an advanced telematics concept car before moving to international management consulting.
Following a successful flotation, Richard became a Fund Manager, investing in many technology companies before setting up the UK’s first Homeland Security fund and subsequently leading an AIM-listed investment plc as CEO. He is a board member and investor in several private and public companies, a mentor at the Judge Business School, and works extensively in the UK, Europe and China.
Richard is based in Cambridge and has strong academic background of Engineering, Software, Energy and Physical Sciences.