Richard has over 20 years of commercial and investment experience. Prior to founding Castle Point, Richard was Head of Equities for Tower Investments in Auckland, which managed over $4bn in assets including circa $1bn in equities.
Prior to Tower Investments, Richard was an investment manager at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. He was also an equity analyst and fund manager for Prudential Portfolio Managers in Wellington and London.
Furthermore, Richard has 7 years commercial experience as founding investor and CEO of UK Explorer Limited, a successful internet business in the United Kingdom. Richard holds a Master of Commerce (Hons) in Finance and Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Auckland. He has had several articles published on New Zealand equities, bonds and fixed interest returns.
Richard is married to Nadia and they have two children, Matthew and Nora. Richard is a keen sailor and spends as much time on the water as work and family commitments allow.