Richard has worked for over thirty years in IT and is a multi-disciplined CEO and COO with a wealth of experience in organisational change and leadership. In 1998 Richard formed LNS (travel retail solutions), later acquired by Comtec in 2001 where Richard was appointed as the Group Sales Director. There, he drove the company’s expansion in the Americas and supported the business in the buy out to RJD Partners in 2008. In 2012, he joined Eysys as CCO and with board CEO responsibilities for Innovantage and Bloc Marketing companies within the group. From 2014 to date, Richard is CEO of Innovantage, building the company to be the leader in Recruitment Market Analytics and subsequently led the sale of the business to Symphony Technology group in February 2016. Innovantage is part of Erecruit since April 2019.