BA (Hons), FCA, B Dip, MCIArb
Richard is a Senior Consultant carrying out a wide range of Forensic Accounting assignments. He trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG and worked for KPMG for a further 3 years within their North West audit practice on the audit of company accounts and related advisory services. He then worked for Guardian Royal Exchange as a Fraud Investigator for a number of years working on the investigation of reported frauds until 1999. From there he took on the role of Fraud Investigation Manager with AXA UK, in charge of the investigation service provided to AXA UK, where he oversaw significant changes to the processes and procedures operated within the fraud team.
This led to the team being awarded the accolade of Insurance Awards Fraud Investigation Team of the Year in 2010. Richard has considerable expertise in the investigation of fraud, internal issues and anti money laundering/Proceeds of Crime Investigations.
President, North West Society of Chartered Accountants, ICAEW (2015 to 2016)
Rewarding External Activities
Richard is a Trustee for Great Eccleston Village Centre, which is a charity providing a facility for the benefit of the local community. He is also Company Secretary of Great Eccleston VC Trading. Richard is a Member of the Main Committee of the North West Society of Chartered Accountants (NWSCA). He plays a good round of golf, likes to keep fit and enjoys country pursuits!