Active in Hong Kong
Richard has been based in Asia since 2000, advising a broad range of domestic and international organisations from across the industrial spectrum on their communications needs, ranging from market entry and reputation management to public affairs, crises, litigation support and financial transactions. He has advised on numerous complex financial situations across the region including IPOs, M&A transactions, proxy battles and debt restructurings totaling over US$300 billion. Richard joins Finsbury after more than seven years at Newgate Communications, which he founded and led in Hong Kong. He previously ran Gavin Anderson & Company in Asia ex-Japan and started his career in investment banking in London. Richard has a BA (Hons) in Politics & Economics from Durham University, UK.