Appointed 18 July 2022, Richard has more than 30 years’ experience in the energy, environmental and regulated infrastructure sectors, as well as a wealth of experience in investment company governance.
He is a partner in the sustainable energy practice at Opus Corporate Finance. Among his Board appointments, he is Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee of Bazalgette Tunnel Limited (“Tideway”), Chairman of The Woodard Corporation, and a Non-executive Director of the Heathrow Southern Railway.
Richard was previously Chairman of JLEN Environmental Assets Group from its IPO in 2014 to 2022. He has also held executive roles as a partner at Greenhill & Co, Head of European Utilities & Energy at Goldman Sachs, and Deputy Head of Corporate Finance and Head of Utilities & Energy at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
Richard has also held public sector roles having been the Deputy Director General of Ofgem and a Senior Advisor to the Department of Energy & Climate Change.