Richard is Head of Business Development involved in raising capital for all Artesian funds, building and maintaining relationships with our key investment partners including Institutions, Corporations, Family Offices and high net worth individuals. Richard is an accomplished and seasoned investment professional with significant global experience across a wide range of asset classes including corporate & government debt, listed & unlisted equities and early/growth stage venture capital. Richard has 39 years’ experience in financial markets. Before joining Artesian in 2013, Richard led Fixed Interest Sales & Credit Sales teams at HSBC & ANZ Global Markets. Richard began his career in stockbroking on the JSE in South Africa & then joined UAL Funds Management where his final role was, Portfolio Manager of Equities & Fixed Interest assets. Richard holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Economics, University of Natal, is a Registered Representative of Sydney Futures Exchange & holds an AFMA dealer accreditation.