After graduating from the University of Exeter in 1994 with a BA (Hons) in Accountancy Studies, Richard held roles at Reuters and Bankers Trust before starting his investment banking career as a Compliance Analyst with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, where he divided his time between the London and Dublin offices. Richard joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management International in 1998, where he was responsible for Compliance monitoring and personal account dealing and helped to develop an automated front-end Compliance reporting tool.
Seeking new challenges, he began his training career in 2002 and now has almost 15 years of training experience in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Richard provides training and consultancy services for a number of prestigious institutions and international banks. He trains national regulatory authorities, large investment banks, financial advisors, hedge funds, brokers, money service businesses, law firms, accountants, real estate companies and employees in the oil, precious metals and gambling industries.
With Arrow Compliance Training Limited, he is able to collaborate directly with clients to create a tailored programme that meets their needs, and then deliver in a highly interactive session which stimulates interest and knowledge acquisition.