Most recently, Richard worked as an Investment Manager at AirTree Ventures – an early & growth stage venture fund based in Australia – where he focused on SaaS, consumer internet, and fintech companies. At AirTree, Richard led or co-led seven investments and represented the firm in six board roles.
Prior to AirTree, Richard was a management consultant at Bain & Company’s Sydney & Boston office where he focused on strategic, operational improvement, and commercial due diligence projects for retail, telecommunications, and private equity clients. Richard started his career as a technology entrepreneur, having co-founded and ran HomeHello – an online marketplace for home services that was acquired in 2017.
Richard completed a Bachelor of Finance & Economics from the University of New South Wales and graduated with dual honours (top 5% of graduating class).