Richard joined Octopus Development Capital in 2018 and spends his time originating, making new investments and supporting portfolio companies. He sits on the board of four technology companies: One Team Logic, SimplyCook, TRI Trials and Veeqo and is particularly interested in companies that provide technology solutions for SMEs. Prior to joining Octopus Richard spent two years at Northleaf Capital Partners, a global private markets investor, and three years at KPMG in the Corporate Finance team.
Richard is a qualified accountant and holds a degree in Management from the University of Manchester. In his spare time he enjoys going for walks with his Cavapoo “Schnookie”, cycling and, more recently, golf.