Richard leads Alceon Group’s principal investment team, focussed on investing in mid-market private businesses. He has a successful track record investing in business turn-around, growth capital, management buyouts, ownership succession and capital reconstruction.
Richard has a particular focus on retail and consumer goods investments. He oversees, is an investor in and director of an extensive portfolio of operating businesses, including traditional and multichannel retailers, pure-play e-commerce platforms and a network of over 1000 stores which collectively generate c. $1.5 billion in annual sales:
- Executive Chairman, Alquemie Group
- Chairman, Mosaic Brands Limited (ASX:MOZ)
- Chairman, Cheap as Chips Discount Variety Stores
- Investor, Marlin Brands
Richard identifies, structures and directly manages principal investments along with a high calibre and cohesive senior team at Alceon. His business interests and specialties include direct investment, growth capital, management buy-outs, turnarounds and business strategy.
He has a particular interest in how data and technology are redefining the future of retail and consumer behaviour.
He has a firm belief that talent is the key differentiator in business.