Senior executive, serial entrepreneur and an investor
Richard is passionate about building great companies, developing people and creating value.
He is an experienced public company chairman and CEO with a track record of leading innovation, business development, and corporate governance. His special areas of interest include cybersecurity, green technology and FinTech.
Richard is committed to promoting entrepreneurship, stimulating the creation of technology-based employment and promoting Anglo-American-Australian commerce.
As the founder of Intercede Group plc, Richard took the company public in 2001 and was one of the longest serving public company chairman on the London Stock Exchange prior to his exit in 2018. Richard is currently the Executive Chairman of Sabien Group plc, a green technology company listed on the AIM market, and is the CEO of Salt Cybersecurity Ltd, a subsidiary of an Australian cybersecurity business. He is a special adviser and founder shareholder with Viva Investment Partners since 2018 and runs Parris Group his family office.
Richard is a graduate of the University of Manchester, holds an MBA from the University of Warwick and is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.