Richard Payne

Product Manager, AIM Investments

Richard joined Octopus in October 2013 as a member of the Internal Business Development Team before joining the Business Line Management Team in 2017 as the Product Manager for AIM Investments.

Before Octopus, Richard spent the previous eight years working as an executive search consultant. Richard has experience working for niche specialists as well as the largest financial services search firm in the world at the time, concentrating on the international commodity trading markets. He has also worked for PwC, developing their internal headhunting function from scratch.

Richard graduated from Brunel University with a degree in Industrial Design & Technology.

Outside work, Richard is a keen sports fan and can often be found at Premiership rugby games or if the weather is slightly warmer he plays golf (badly), or heads off skiing, surfing or wakeboarding.