Richard joined Ergomed as Chief Financial Officer in June 2019.

Since qualifying as a chartered accountant, Richard has more than 25 years’ experience at Chief Financial Officer level in the healthcare, technology and business services sectors in US multinational companies as well as in UK-listed and PE-backed businesses.

His expertise includes turnarounds, fundraisings, acquisitions and disposals, and he has extensive international experience. Richard has also held roles as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Audit Committee Chairman of UK-listed companies as well as serving as a Board Member of an NHS Foundation Trust.

Richard has proven experience within the contract research sector, having most recently been Chief Financial Officer at Chiltern International Ltd from July 2013 to March 2018, which was a leading global mid-tier private CRO. During his five years at Chiltern, Richard was instrumental in transforming the corporate finance and strategy of the business, enabling it to grow revenues from $160m to $550m and deliver significant returns to its investors.