Richard qualified with a B.Com (Finance and Accounting) degree from the University of Cape Town and is a seasoned banker and Private Equity Professional with over 13 years experience. Richard served a senior manager at Barclays Africa Group. Prior to the that Richard worked at Investec Bank as part of the Private Client Investment Banking team providing M&A advisory services to UHNW individuals mainly focused on BEE. Richard also serves as a member of the Directorate of Market Abuse (Financial Services Board).
Richard is the founder and Managing Director of Nisela Capital, a boutique Advisory and Alternative Investment business focused on Sub-Saharan Africa and shareholder of Banyan Asset Management.