Richard is the Chief Operating Officer at MontLake. In his role, Richard heads up MontLake’s Fund Solutions business which encapsulates MontLake Platforms, UCITS Man Co and AIFM services, Global Distribution Services and Risk Solutions. In addition, Richard is a member of the firm’s Risk & Compliance Committee, is a Director of MontLake Super Man Co, a Director of the UK FCA authorised distribution business and sits on a number of external Fund Boards. Prior to joining ML Capital in 2010, he spent 12 months as a senior consultant advising the alternative asset management industry on corporate governance issues post the 2008 crisis. Richard spent the first 10 years of his career at Morgan Stanley working within a number of senior roles within Technology, Operations, Equities and Asset Management. Richard read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Essex. He is a regular speaker at fund industry events around the globe with a particular focus on the European regulated fund environment.