Richard joined Amadeus in 1998 and specialises in software companies.
He serves as Non-Executive Director on the boards of Celltick (mobile marketing), ForeScout (enterprise cybersecurity), Openbravo (open source ERP) and Unruly (social video advertising), as well as Clicktale. Richard recently served as Chairman of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA).
Prior to Amadeus, Richard worked as a management consultant, a hands-on finance and business development executive and a turnaround manager. He joined Apax Partners in 1994, where he made a number of early stage investments, the best known of which was software company Autonomy. Richard subsequently became Director of Business Development and Finance at Autonomy, staying with the company until 1998.
Richard holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA and MA in Mathematics from Christ's College, Cambridge.