Richard is a Director of HIGHVERN and Head of Family Office. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 and holds an MBA from Warwick University. As well as having expertise in financial accounting and strategic financial planning, Richard has devoted the last 20 years of his career to the Family Office sector. He was the Director of a prominent Single Family Office from 2002-2012 and led the Multi-Family Office division of a prominent international fiduciary services firm from 2013 to 2021, dealing with Ultra High Net Worth individuals and their families from many jurisdictions including Europe, the US, the UAE and Russia. He has specific expertise in private equity, luxury assets, cryptocurrencies and philanthropy. At HIGHVERN, Richard is responsible for managing some of the more complex client relationships, often with innovative structures. He is frequently asked to write articles for leading publications and regularly speaks at international conferences on specific issues relating to Family Offices.

Areas of Expertise

Family Assets
Family Investment Companies
Family Office Services
Family Governance
Private Wealth


  • Masters in Business Administration, University of Warwick
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • MA from Magdalen College, University of Oxford
  • Qualified Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners