Richard started his career in 1988 in the Derivatives Product Group at Morgan Stanley, which he joined after three years of post-grad research in Theoretical Physics. He spent three years as a rates and FX structurer at Morgan Stanley before moving to a similar role at Deutsche Bank in London. In 1993 Richard joined General Re Financial Products, a newly-formed AAA boutique that soon became established as one of the worlds leading derivatives trading operations. At GRFP Richard initially ran the structuring desk, before moving into trading (rates and FX exotics), and finished as a Managing Director and global co-head of structuring and sales.
In 2004, Richard decided to move into the world of consulting and expert training. He trains around the world on all areas of finance with a particular emphasis on capital markets, derivatives and risk-management.
Richard has a 1ST Class Degree in Physics from Oxford University.