Richard joined Octopus in 2017 and is responsible for originating and transacting new investments, monitoring portfolio companies and fundraising for the Development Capital team. He has debt and equity investment experience across a wide range of sectors and business sizes.
Before joining Octopus, Richard spent 2 years with TPG’s direct lending fund and 5 years at RJD Partners, a UK-focused Private Equity fund. He also worked at Dresdner Kleinwort in the Debt Principal Finance group.
He qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and holds a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham.