Richard has over 18 years’ experience in investment management, mergers and acquisitions, alternative finance and the Life Science Sector. Prior to DeBere Capital Partners he was an advisor on business development and channel management to the private client arm of an institutional advisory firm with $60 billion of assets under advice.
He has worked as a consultant advising global family offices on alternative investments. He began his career at a leading UK stockbrokers before working as an analyst for a high profile UK investment management company, moving on to head the sales function for a number of alternative funds.
Richard has successfully advised a number alternative funds and life-science companies on financing rounds and strategy.
He served as partner and chief business officer at Mann Bio Pathfinder LLC, a UK bio technology fund, and Managing Director of The Diamond Rosetta Fund, a West Coast VC fund bringing Silicon Valley Technology to Asia. Richard is Co-Chairman in the UK for the U.S Commerce Department certified trade programme.