Richard is a Jersey based independent non-executive director who sits on the offshore boards of funds, joint ventures and family offices. Richard has substantial real estate, structured finance, infrastructure, private equity and hedge fund investment and governance experience. He is also an industry award judge, regular conference speaker and has contributed extensively to investment management and pension industry press articles.
Prior to founding Rivington Pike in 2014, Richard was an Investment Manager at Cardano, a City of London-based pension fund manager with over £50 billion of assets under management. Whilst at Cardano, Richard was responsible for designing and implementing the global real estate and real estate asset investment strategy, encompassing a broad range of credit and equity investments held in closed ended vehicles and hedge funds.
He has held a number of advisory board appointments for funds which totalled over £2 billion of AUM.
Prior to Cardano, Richard was employed by CBRE Real Estate Finance and the structured finance department of Moody's Investors Service, where he underwrote over £30 billion of UK and Pan-European loans and real estate.
Richard is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. Richard is a Member of the Institute of Directors and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He is also a RICS professional examinations assessor and a Trustee of Jersey Heritage.
Richard holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Investment and Finance in Property from the University of Reading.