Richard is the Group CFO. He’s a chartered accountant with a wealth of experience across tech and media.
After working for market leading broadcasters in the UK he created a consultancy business focusing on the strategy, regulatory and commercial aspects of TV. He helped establish the thinking behind the transition of broadcasting from analogue to digital with the launch of multiple TV platforms and channels. He was also at the heart of the move from linear to on demand and most recently was the Commercial Director at Digital UK, the company behind Freeview, the UKs largest TV platform. During this period, he spearheaded the introduction of Freeview Play, helping create a hybrid platform that is now standard across the UK television market.
Richard also has an entrepreneurial streak and co-founded an online platform for the blue-collar workforce, Grafter. Very much like ten80 but in a different sector.
An avid sportsman when not working he is a coach at Broomwood youth football club and is treasurer at South London Swimming Club, based out of the iconic Tooting Lido. He’s a massive fan of outdoor swimming and co-runs the clubs water polo team.