Richard joined the Napier office of Forsyth Barr in 2017 as an Investment Adviser following a 14 year career in financial markets. For the previous six years Richard was a Director of Financial Institutional Sales with a major financial institution in New Zealand, managing local and global customer relationships. Prior to that he worked in a similar position based in London.
Richard is an Authorised Financial Adviser (2017) and is accredited as an NZX Adviser. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and a Diploma for Graduates, both from the University of Otago (2000).
Richard is passionate about Hawke’s Bay and has returned to live there with his wife Katrina and their two young daughters. Richard enjoys sport, whether it be partaking, watching, or encouraging his daughters with their involvement. When time permits, the family likes to spend it in Kinloch.