Richard has made a career out of starting businesses from scratch, building them up and successfully selling them.
Richard first ventured into property, building one of the largest independently owned chains of estate agents and selling out to one of the building societies.
Following this Richard then built a publishing business, the passionate entrepreneur that he is went on to develop a chain of successful bars and restaurants.
Richard introduced cheque cashing to the UK and went on to build up the largest chain of shops before selling out to Money Shop, from here he then built up a nationwide loans business which he franchised and then sold.
Richard is currently a non-executive director on a number of boards across a diverse range of businesses. He has been a Magistrate for 15 years and is a Trustee of Starlight Foundation.
Richard founded Moving Weather the online marine weather business is chairman of Infoshare a large data business and is on the board of e-dba a major oracle partner.
As your mentor, Richard brings not just a huge range of experience to the table, but incredible passion for business and wants his mentees to succeed.