Richard graduated with a degree in accountancy from Sheffield University in 1992 and qualified in 1994. Following qualification he joined Price Waterhouse in the Bahamas. He joined Watson's in 1997 and was appointed a Director in 1999.
Richard focuses primarily on working with ambitious owner managers where his skills of strategic planning, tax minimisation and cashflow forecasting, make a key difference to their success. He also concentrates on the tax impact of transactions and planning, making him a truly pro-active adviser.
Richard is married, lives in Eastbourne and, when out of the office, is usually found on the golf course, playing off a single-figure handicap.